It is very important when sourcing nuts that you READ THE LABEL we are looking for RAW and UNPASTEURISED, it the label does not say if its been unpasteurised then you can assume it it. All nuts from the USA have to be pasteurised by law. Please see my ETHICAL SOURCING tips for more.
Look for soft ‘fresh’ dates, they normally sell these in a box and you can find these at the fresh fruit section.
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