Popular date palm fruit types: Sukkary dates

Popular date palm fruit types: Sukkary dates

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The word “Sukkary” sounds like “sugar”,’ In Arabic, it means “the sweet one”.’ This variety is popular in the region, with the fruit often referred to as ‘royal dates’. They are cone-shaped, with pronounced creases in their yellow skin and firm, faintly resilient, mildly sweet flesh – crystallised sugars give them a crisp bite.

Sukkary date palm fruits are arguably the most famous premium date type is the Arab world, it has a very unique color that easily distinguish it from other date palm fruit types.

Sukkary date palm fruit is a staple dietary item in all dining events in the GCC.  The type is sometimes spelled as Sukkari.
 
Sukkary is most famously associated with Al Qassim region in Saudi Arabia. Al Qassim region tends to produce the highest quality of it. Although other regions produce it including Al Kharj and Al Hassa. 

Sukkary Date palm fruits, although has a name sugary, they actually are cholesterol free, sodium free and fat free, so they are great for people with heart conditions. They are also an excellent source of fiber which is good for the digestive system.

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