Who we are :Atlas Siwa for Agricultural Investment is a subsidiary of Atlas Egypt for Investment and Food Production which is listed on the Egyptian Stock Exchange, Atlas has been established in 1997 .
About the Project : The best place in Egypt to find Medjool Dates is Siwa Oasis since it is the perfect place for its plantation due to its varied natural resources like good weather, rich soil, groundwater and clean air that doesn’t contain any form of pollution . And for that Atlas has decided to establish its farms there in Siwa and start the production of Medjool Dates by cultivating more than a 100 acre. And since there is a high demand on Medjool Dates in Europe ; it is one of the most expensive type of dates in the world. it is sold for the consumer for a price ranged from 6 to 9 USD per Kilogram .
Medjool Dates are the fruit of the palm tree species known as phoenix dactylifera (scientifically), which has been cultivated for more than 10 years for its sweet fruit. Each fruit, contains one seed, its color is red that gets yellow when it is ripe. Medjool Dates are often called king of dates, due to their global unavailability and its expensive price, which is also a “soft” set of dates, compared to dry or semi-dry varieties. Medjool Dates are usually rectangular, with a width of 3 cm and a length of 7 cm. It often has a dry or wrinkled appearance. Medjool Dates are available at some import shops and markets in areas where dates grow but cannot be found in stores directly to the consumer. The palm tree family has many species, some of which produce fruits regularly and some are very fruitful. One of the most productive is the Medjool Palms.. Medjool Palms is one of the most types that produce sweet and fresh dates. Desert climate is one of the best climates for this type palm trees, which makes its fruit large and smooth, with buffish-yellow flesh, and a rich flavor. Its healthy features made it a favourite dessert for those who are practicing healthy diets. It contains ten minerals, six vitamins B, antioxidants, and dietary fiber. It helps maintain the digestive system, Blood vessels and the heart (lowers cholesterol levels), helps prevent high blood pressure, and maintains bones by calcium and magnesium .