We have proudly offered Black Sphinx Dates for the past 60 years. In fact, our business was founded and named after this local delicacy after its discovery in the 1920s. Packaged in 12 oz aerated containers with moisture control. Refrigerate upon arrival.
Black Sphinx Dates are still harvested from trees from the original Arcadia ranch, now a residential neighborhood. This hybrid date spontaneously appeared during the 1920's in the early date farming days of Phoenix. Smaller, sweeter, with a thinner skin than Medjool Dates, Black Sphinx Dates are only found in Arizona, primarily in the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix. Black Sphinx have been identified as an Ark of Taste food by Slow Food USA. The Ark of Taste program includes over 200 delicious foods that are at risk of extinction. There are presently less than 200 trees producing these dates for the marketplace.Learn More$10.00
The large size, flavor, texture and richness of this unique variety is unmatched. Certified Organic and Heirloom, packed in 1 lb container. Store in refrigerator or freeze for longer term storage. A soft date, Maktoom Dates are an heirloom variety brought to the valley from the middle east in about 1910. The now rare Maktoom Dates are considered one of the best soft date varieties from the Baghdad region. Similar to Medjool Dates in size and flavor, Maktoom Dates are softer and best eaten when freshly harvested. Learn More$12.00