From Arutz Sheva.

Date harvest season kicked off this weekend at Kibbutz Eilot in the south and will continue for two months.

Dates are one of Israel’s most profitable agricultural exports, and in recent years, according to a Yediot Ahronot report, dates, along with avocados and mangoes, have taken the place of citrus fruits and peppers, which used to be the stars of the show in Israeli agricultural produce abroad. Today, Israel supplies about 60% of the global market for medjool dates, which are considered the highest quality dates and are most in demand.

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