Dried Apricots

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Dried Apricots

Native to China, and called  “Eggs of the Sun” by ancient Greeks and Romans, the brightly colored apricot is now mostly produced in Turkey, which boasts over 80% of world production. A fantastic addition to cereals and pancakes, dried apricots also contribute color and flavor to roasted vegetables and poultry dishes. As part of a healthy diet, they are an excellent source of vitamin A, which helps maintain a robust immune system.

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Native to China and called “Eggs of the Sun” by ancient Greeks and Romans, the brightly colored apricot is now mostly produced in Turkey, which boasts over 80% of world production. Malatya province in Turkey produces 50% of apricots in Turkey, around 90% of which are sundried. A fantastic addition to cereals and pancakes, dried apricots also contribute color and flavor to roasted vegetables and poultry dishes. As part of a healthy diet, they are an excellent source of vitamin A, which helps maintain a robust immune system.

 

Types:

Naturally sundried, pitted and either unsulphured or sulphured to promote color retention.

Sizing Wholes:

Size No.

1 (Diameter 36 mm or larger)

2 (Diameter 32mm – 36mm)

3 (Diameter 29mm – 36mm)

4 (Diameter 26mm -32mm)

5 (Diameter 24mm – 29mm)

6 (Diameter 24mm – 26mm)

7 (Diameter 21mm – 26mm)

8 (Diameter 21mm or less)

Packaging:

Typically packed in 12.5 kg.

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