Sun-dried apricots are a natural, dark brown color due to the fruit oxidizing naturally while dying in the sun.
Other dried apricots are bright orange color because they have added sulfur dioxide.
Sun-dried apricots are natural dark brown due to the fruit oxidizing naturally from drying in the sun. The other dried apricots are bright orange because they have added sulfur dioxide.
With the help of the most suitable climate conditions in the world, Turkey produces nearly 70% of the world’s dried apricot export.
Our naturally-dried apricots are grown in Malatya, Turkey - an area which has come to be known as the “Apricot Capital of the World.” The conditions in Malatya are perfect for growing, and even better for drying.
The Malatya apricot has a higher ratio of dry matter compared to apricots grown elsewhere, a highly sought-after feature in dried apricots.
Sun-dried apricots are a natural, dark brown color - due to the fruit oxidizing naturally from drying in the sun. The other dried apricots are bright orange color because they have added sulfur dioxide.
The process of drying fruit can affect a portion of its nutritional content.
Drying apricots actually enables the dried fruit to provide a higher level of many nutrients than fresh apricots provide.
The shelf life of sun dried apricots is 1 year, while sulphured apricots last longer.
Apricot Size Chart
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Dried apricots are a popular snack, and after grading, can also be mixed with other dried fruits and nuts.
Dried apricots are also an important ingredient in rice dishes, salads, chocolate snacks, baked cakes, desserts, fruit smoothies, and breakfast cereals.
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Dried apricots are a popular healthy choice for dieting and weight control. Apricots are naturally-sweet, with absolutely no added sugar, and each apricot serving provides four grams of fiber. Dried apricots also have low sodium and high potassium contents, which make them ideal for weight loss.