With over 400 varieties in Saudi Arabia, it can be quite tricky when it comes to choosing the variety of dates to buy. Six of the most popular in the kingdom are: sekki, sukkari, ajwah, dekieri, nubout sayf and khlas.
Bateel specialize in Luxury Dates and have stores across the kingdom and the world. for a list of stores click here. In Jeddah they are located in the Stars Avenue, and Red Sea Malls. The sell dates with a twist, stuffed stuffed with ingredients like sweet lemon, pineapple peel, almonds and marzipan. For something a little sweeter they also offer dates dipped in Belgian Chocolate, date cookies and even non-alcoholic date champagne (which is very good).Read more