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About Zaytoun

Explore Zaytoun’s fair trade food items through our website, Zaytoun products are great ingredients for your dishes.

Zaytoun is a community interest company founded in 2004, and is specialised in promoting fair traded Palestinian products and to reinvest profits back into supporting Palestinian livelihoods. 

Medjoul dates

Medjoul dates are known as the ‘King of Dates’ due to their size and rich caramel succulence. Both gourmet and wholesome, Medjouls are high in fibre and potassium, with a natural sweetness that makes them a delicious treat any time of the day.

Dates are one of the world’s oldest cultivated fruits and thrive in Palestine on the fertile soils around the ancient city of Jericho.

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Rooted in time and tradition. Medjoul dates from Palestine
Hand picked and rain fed

Olive oil

Produced from rain-fed and hand-picked olives that have been pressed on the day of picking, this award-winning extra virgin oil connects you with farmers whose ancestors have tended their trees by hand for countless generations.

Naturally organic and ethically sourced from small-scale farmers in the West bank, this is the world’s first olive oil to be awarded Fairtrade certification in 2009.

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Smokey freekeh

Freekeh is durum wheat that is harvested while still green and roasted on an open fire. It’s then rubbed (fareek) to remove the husk and reveal an aromatic grain packed with protein and fibre. Rich in flavour and texture, it’s easy to use in dishes such as pilaf, risotto and salad.

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Hand picked and rain fed