August 5, 2019

The Land of Milk and Date Syrup.  That's me in the desert almost 12 years ago when we were living in the land of camel's milk and honey (date syrup). As we walked those dunes close to our home, as we often did in the winter months, I was probably thinking about something deep... like how much better the muffins I usually made with honey were going to taste with date syrup. That season of life was just the beginning of...

March 2, 2019

Most of us take for granted the sweet candy that grows on date palm trees. With literally hundreds of varieties of this chewy, caramel-like fruit to explore, the story of the Medjool date is only a place to start--and this particular cultivar in itself starts with a really good story. If it wasn't for a Kansas farm boy turned explorer, not only might dates have never successfully grown on U.S. soil, but more amazingly, the Med...

September 19, 2018

Photo taken from original FEAST Magazine article

If you're like us, you like to know exactly how things are made. And, if we have enough gumption, we'll make them ourselves! FEAST Magazine came to us last year asking if we could share DIY recipes for our two best selling products and we have shared them below for you as well! 

DIY Date Syrup

Yields | 8 ounces |

  • 3 cups water

  • 1 lb fresh dates

| Preparation | In...

August 15, 2018

We were honored to be featured in the August issue of Gourmet News! Go here to read the full story and learn a little more about the history of Date Lady. 

June 18, 2018

We (you + us), made it to year six and we couldn't have done it without you! We knew date syrup was a good thing back in 2005 when we first started using it in our own kitchen, but believing in something yourself is quite a different thing than gaining enough other believers to sustain a business! But here we are, still procuring date goods and delivering them with love to all of you that have grown to love it as much as we do...

April 20, 2018

2,500+ Products Competed for the Top Specialty Food Association Awards

Springfield, MO. (April 19, 2018) – Date Lady has won a gold award for their new California Date Syrup in Outstanding Condiment, a silver for their original Date Syrup in Dessert Toppings, Sauces and Syrups and a bronze award for their Coconut Caramel Sauce in Vegan Product in the Specialty Food Association’s 2018 sofi™ Award competition.

A sofi is the top...

March 13, 2018

Hey, Colleen here, Date Lady founder with a little more information on date syrup for those of you with inquiring minds. You know who you are. It's understandable. We were the first company to introduce date syrup nationwide only 6 years ago and because Americans have always had a love or hate relationship with dates (many of us remember those strangely prepared ones packaged in a can your grandma tried to get you to eat) it's...

September 19, 2017


Thanks to The Foodpreneur for featuring Date Lady on their recent podcast! Take a listen to find out how Colleen (AKA The Date Lady) started a national food company, fell in love with dates and much more!

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August 21, 2017

Are you trying to cut out dairy, or just make your ice cream a little bit healthier? Try Nice Cream! It's a a dairy free option made with bananas. And if you really want to take your Nice Cream to the next level, caramelized bananas is the trick. 

And when you're done whipping up a fresh batch, you can top it off with Bon Appetit's 5 Favorite Healthyish Ice Cream Toppings, and Date Lady Pure Date Syrup happens to be on the list...

July 21, 2017

Are you a Date Lady fan, but have trouble finding products in a store near you? Well, we’re here to help! Download the product request form, then fill it out and email, mail or hand delivery to your local store grocery manager. 

You can also check out Store Locator on or shoot us a email to We’d love to hear from ya! 

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