One of the date products is date syrup, which has many properties and very high nutritional value. Date syrup is obtained industrially by extracting dates and then boiling them with a solvent such as water. Consumption of this juice for breakfast provides energy for the day.
To prepare date syrup in the traditional way, a large amount of dates are stacked in a clean and covered area, then after a while, due to compression, the accumulated date syrup flows in a concentrated liquid under the date mass.
Date syrup is a good substitute for sweeteners and refined ingredients and is used to make many food products.
Specialized properties of date syrup
Date syrup is prepared in two ways, industrial and traditional. Based on customer orders, we are able to supply date syrup from Brix 72 to 78. The color of date syrup is dark brown and the allowable pH of date syrup should be 3-4 – 3.5. Date syrup should be tasteless without burning, fermentation and sourness; And no additives are used except citric acid.
Nutrients and benefits of date syrup
Date syrup contains protein, natural sugars, minerals and vitamins such as B1, B2, B3 and B5, as well as A1 and C. This juice contains natural sugars such as glucose, sucrose and fructose and is a good choice for a snack.
Date syrup is useful for providing energy to the body and relieving fatigue and weakness; It also helps with gastrointestinal health, retinal detachment, and enhances hair growth.
This product is rich in iron and folic acid and helps treat anemia. Date syrup contains vitamins C and D, which make the skin smoother; And because it contains calcium and magnesium, it strengthens bones. Date syrup is low in fat and cholesterol-free, it is also rich in potassium and manganese, which strengthens and improves heart function. Consumption of date syrup also eliminates toxins from the liver.
Date syrup is harmful for diabetics, but its low consumption is not a problem due to its natural sugars.
Storage, packaging and export
To prevent sugaring of date syrup, it is better to keep it at 4 degrees Celsius, in which case it should not be sugared for at least 48 hours.
This product cannot be stored for a long time without a refrigerator, so it is better to use a refrigerator for long-term storage. This product can be packaged in jars, cans and all kinds of food packaging.