Where to Find Dates in the Grocery Store

where are dates in the grocery store

Where are dates in the grocery store?

Short Answer: You will almost always find dates in the produce section of your local grocery store.

In the produce section, they will usually be near, or right next to the bananas.

If they are not here, your grocery store may have them in bulk bins nearby.

Most grocery stores do sell dates, so if you cannot find them, be sure to ask a store employee. They should be able to point you in the right direction.

Below we will list a few grocery stores and where you can find dates in each.

Where to Find Dates in Grocery Stores Near You

Below are a few grocery stores we went to find dates at. The food of course…

Keep in mind, the stores near us may be bigger, or smaller than the ones you frequently shop at. So, some store layouts can look different than others.


In Safeway, you can find dates in the produce section. Here, you will find them in plastic containers.

King Soopers

In King Soopers, you can find dates on the edge of the produce section near the bananas.

Whole Foods

At Whole Foods you can find dates in the produce section next to the bananas. There were no bulk bins at the location we went to.

Recipes to Use Dates With

Below are a few recipes you can use dates with:

Benefits of Dates

According to Healthline, dates are high in fiber, antioxidants and they may promote brain health.

Outside of these benefits, they are high in many vitamins and minerals including vitamin B6, potassium and magnesium.

When comparing dates to other fruits, they do have a higher calorie count. This is happens because they are dried.

Dried fruits generally contain more calories than fresh fruits like an apple.

Final Thoughts

Dates are usually in the produce section of your grocery store. If you cannot find them there, ask for help and you should be able to get to them quickly.

Also, if you’re having trouble finding other items in the grocery store, here are a few other foods we wrote about and their location in the grocery store:

Check back soon for additional posts and where to find different foods in local grocery stores.

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