About Fawakhe

As the largest dates distributor and wholesaler in South Africa, Fawakhe trading is the first stop for all customers serious in the business of dates. Our diverse range and quality gives us the leading edge in this growing market. We have access to largest storage and distribution capacity for dates in South Africa.

Due to our extensive network, we are suppliers of choice to customers from all categories . Our customers include all the major chain stores like Woolworths, Pick & Pay, Spar ,Checkers etc. We are also suppliers to many wholesalers, supermarkets and retailers. We have distribution networks in all the major provinces in South Africa.

Source of Dates


Al Foah

Al foah produces more than 80000 tons of dates of many varieties, and also owns the world's largest organic date farm. AL Foah farm is considered one of the largest palm plantations farms in the world. We exclusively represent Al Foah, and their extensive range of products in the Southern Africa region.

South Africa

Karsten Farms

Locally, we represent Karsten farms , who are the largest medjool date farmers in the Southern Hemisphere. With plantations both in South Africa and Namibia , the Karsten group harvests in excess of 1000 tons of medjool dates and other varieties. Our long standing relationship with the karsten group ensures that we are their distributor of choice in the Southern African region.

Saudi Arabia


With a strong market prescence in over 16 countries, Bateel is renowned as the world leader in the field of gourmet dates and related products. Headquartered in Saudi Arabia, they have created an export brand "Jomara", which is exclusively available to us for the Southern Africa region.

South Africa


Fawakhe also imports other quality dates, specially sourced for us. These dates are selectively packed for the local and export markets.


Our vision is to introduce this super fruit to every household in Southern Africa and beyond.