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Jan 21, 2018 | Promotions, 2018

Natural Delights® Creates Delicious Gameday Themed Snack Recipes as National Medjool Date Day and “The Big Game” collide on February 4, 2018

YUMA, Ariz. – (Jan 31, 2018) – Natural Delights®, the Nation’s #1 Medjool date brand, unveils a fresh collection of fumble-proof game day snack recipes featuring naturally sweet Medjool dates to celebrate National Medjool Date Day.

National Medjool Date Day is consistently celebrated every year on February 4th, which this year, happens to also coincide with Sunday’s big game.


“We decided to go big this year and create a collection of delicious recipes that were perfect for snacking and entertaining. Now you can ditch the tired old veggie platter and create snacks that everyone will enjoy! From delicious no-added sugar Blitz Bites to the classic Pigskin Party Poppers  (bacon-wrapped Medjool dates) we made sure there’s a recipe for everyone to enjoy this Sunday,” said Erin Hanagan-Muths, Director of Marketing, Bard Valley Date Growers.

From savory to sweet, each recipe features Medjool dates as the core ingredient and contains no added sugar.  Here is the total collection:

  • Winning Drive Energy Drops
  • Pigskin Party Poppers
  • Hail-Mary Jalapeno Bombs
  • Caramel Coconut Comebacks
  • Hurry-up Stuffed Appetizers
  • Blitz Bites
  • Redzone Power Balls
  • Double Reverse Apple Bites 

All of the National Medjool Date Day recipes can be found on the Natural Delights website at Natural Delights will also be hosting promotions and giveaways on their Instagram account @ndmedjooldates.

National Medjool Date Day was created in 2014 by a group of Medjool date growers to celebrate the fresh fruit and raise awareness around the amazing nutritional benefits of Medjool dates. 

“Our Medjool dates are quickly achieving superfood status thanks to their wide variety of applications. Athletes are relying on them as a high-quality energy and muscle recovery source and health conscious fitness enthusiasts and families are using them to naturally sweeten smoothies, build their own energy bars and reduce processed sugar from their diets altogether. Did we also mention they are awesome when wrapped in bacon!” said Erin Hanagan-Muths, Director of Marketing, Bard Valley Date Growers. 

Natural Delights Medjool dates are a sustainably grown, whole fresh fruit that have long been a key performance staple of competitive athletes and fitness enthusiasts for their natural, sustained energy and muscle recovery properties. They are certified Heart-Healthy by the American Heart Association®, low on the glycemic index, Non-GMO Project Verified, pesticide-free, additive-free and have 50% more potassium by weight than bananas.

Natural Delights products can be found in the produce aisle at most major grocery retailers. They can also be purchased online at

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Natural Delights® Medjool Dates, the leading Medjool date brand in the country, is a naturally sweet, whole fresh fruit grown in Bard Valley at the intersection of Arizona, California and Mexico where its very specific set of growing conditions are met. Water conservation, sustainable energy and connection with their community are the pillars of their organization. The Bard Valley Date Growers lead the industry in farming and best harvest practices. Every farm is subject to the same stringent certification process to ensure that every Natural Delights Medjool Date is grown to exacting standards. For more information on Bard Valley Natural Delights, please visit