Pre-Orders Are Being Taken Now
Ramadhan is coming around once again and we have another chance to help our palestinian brothers and sisters via the good work of Zaytoun CIC. Last year with your help we managed to buy over 3 tonnes of their delicious dates. Your orders this year will continue to help sustain and expand Palestinian farmers and their blessed produce.
Please use the form below to submit your date order or click on the Order Now button to be taken to the order form. We will be collecting email addresses via the form so a copy of your order can be emailed to you.
1. How much do the dates cost?
Zaytoun Palestinian Medjoul Dates (Jumbo)
Zaytoun Palestinian Medjoul Dates (Jumbo)
We have tried to keep the prices as low as we possibly can to encourage as many people as possible to support those in Palestine this Ramadhan.
2. How do I order?
Please use the form below to submit an order. If you would like greater than 20 boxes of either the 5kg / 1kg sizes please get in touch with us to discuss.
3. How do I make payment?
Payment for your order will be required via BACS transfer once your order is received. We will send you your order total and payment info via email and text shortly after your order has been received.
4. When will the dates arrive in Birmingham?
We expect shipmant of dates to start arriving at UK ports late April 2017 and hopefully then being available for collection or delivery early May 2017.
5. Where do I collect my order from?
We are offering 2 types of collection points this year:
- Default collection point: Hall Green, Birmingham (B28), Free.
- Closer to your home, ideally within a 3 mile radius: For only £1.00 additional charge, this will depend on us being able to secure a volunteer distributor in your area. You will be billed the £1 once we have confirmed a collection point closer to you.
6. Can you deliver directly to my house or place of work?
Yes. You can request delivery to your door and our delivery partners, Mango Delivery will ensure the dates reach you if you do request this. Delivery is an additional £4.99. Mango Delivery haven't yet specified a limit to the number of boxes they can deliver for £4.99, if they come back to us with an upper limit we will be sure to update you.
Delivery is to Birmingham & Solihull 'B' postcodes only. If this is expanded to cover other areas such as Walsall & Coventry we will let you know.
7. I want to order some dates but I can't get to Hall Green, Birmingham and can't pay the Delivery Charge.
- Collect from closer to your home, ideally within a 3 mile radius: For only £1.00 additional charge, this will depend on us being able to secure a volunteer distributor in your area. You will be billed the £1 once we have confirmed a collection point closer to you.
- Become a Volunteer distributor so people can collect from your house and you get Free Delivery. Please let us know on the form below if this is of interest. We will be insisting that people collect within 3 days of the orders being delivered to your house. You only need to be willing to distribute 5 orders to claim free delivery. *This position is currently only open to Birmingham and Solihull residents.
- Organise your own mini group with friends or family. Take orders and payments from your mini group. Make sure to split the delivery charge between your group. You then submit the order to us via the form below.You pay one delivery charge for your mini group order. Your friends and family then collects from your house or other specified delivery address when the dates are delivered.
8. I know lots of friends and family who would like to order / I would like to buy lots of dates as gifts, can I get a discount if I place a large order?
Yes! We are offering the following:
- £0.50 per 5kg box discount on orders of greater than 20 x 5kg boxes.
- £0.15 per 1kg box discount on orders of greater than 20 x 1kg boxes
Please contact us if you'd like to place a large order.
9. I LOVE these dates and would love to tell lots of people about them, can I get a commision for referring customers to you?
Yes! It's a really good way to raise money for charity, your local masjid or other good cause.
- Become an Ambassador and earn a commission
- £0.50 per 5kg box on all boxes ordered once a target of 20 boxes have been met.
- £0.15 per 1kg box on all boxes ordered once a target of 20 1kg boxes have been met
- Please ask the people you refer to mention your full name when they place their order. Tell them that they can help you raise money for your good cause buy just mentioning your name, it's as easy as that!
- Your order also contributes to your target
- Payment of comissions will be made via BACS transfer after Ramadan.
10. I'd like to offer more help and/or raise more money. I have space in my home and can distribute a minimum of 20 x 5kg from my house at any given time. What commission can you offer?
First of all, thank you. We would love to have you on as one of our Dedicated Distributors. Commission rates for such special people are as follows:
- £0.75 per 5kg box on all boxes collected from you once a target of 20 boxes have been met
- £0.25 per 1kg box on all boxes collected from you once a target of 20 boxes have been met
- Your own order will also contribute to your target.
- Free delivery of your allocation to your home.
- Payment of commissions will be made by BACS transfer after Ramadan.
Please let us know via the form below if this is of interest. We will be in touch with you to discuss this further. *This position is currently only open to Birmingham and Solihull residents.
11. I still have some questions
Sure, no worries, contact us if you have any queries or are unsure about anything and we'll be in touch asap.