Posted by : Aahil Shaik Friday, March 24, 2023

Saudi Food and Drug Authority explains the best method to preserve Dates

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) recommended washing dates well before consuming them, wash in hot water to remove any pesticide and chemical remains. Avoid washing dates more than once in order to stop wasting water. Follow Saudi Expatriates on Google News

According to the SFDA, freezing is the greatest way for preserving dates because it effectively reduces bacteria and dates essential and oxidative activities and the level of maturity.

- Because that enzyme activity does not cease while freezing, causing ripening to continue, it is better to freeze dates at the lowest temperature feasible. Read : Pomegranate juice is the best type of juice for the human body

- One technique for preserving dates using containers that limit moisture exposure is refrigeration, which has a three-month maximum preservation time. In order to minimize humidity and stop the growth of germs.

- The another method of preserving dates is by drying them and this technique has a preservation period of up to a year. Drying dates reduces humidity, which prevents the growth of bacteria.

- Sucrose, glucose, fructose, starch, protein, and fiber, as well as nutritive minerals including potassium, Sulphur, phosphorus, iron, salt, zinc, and magnesium, are all present in dates in addition to vitamins (A - B - C - E). Date peels also include contains flavonoids, which have antioxidant properties. See Also : Date is one of the fruit mentioned by name in the Holy Quran

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