Chop dates in Thermomix bowl with orange juice - several bursts on turbo.
Add all other ingredients, except sunflower seeds/almonds, and mix at speed 4-5 for 3-4 seconds.
Scrape out onto Thermomat and shape into a ball. Roll this lightly in sunflower seeds or toasted almonds.
Wrap in cling-wrap. Chill well. Serve with rye bread.