Sun-Dried Turkish Apricots

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Available Sizes:
12 oz
Subtitle:
Sweet, plump whole apricots that are dried in the sun
Product Types:
Apricots
Product Properties:
Kosher,No Added Sugar,Gluten Free
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Sun-Dried Turkish Apricots

These plump-perfect dried apricots are almost as soft and succulent as the fresh fruit, and have the same delicate flavor that's been kissed by the Mediterranean sun.

Dubbed "the precocious ones" by the ancient Romans, who were amazed by the fruit's rapid ripening, and as "the golden eggs of the sun" by the Greeks, for their fich color and oval shape, apricots have quite a worldwide following. They also have a well-traveled history dating back to 2,000 B.C., when they were cultivated in China and then traded along the Silk Route to the Middle East. Alexander the Great carried them to Europe and the Spanish brought them to the New World. Today apricots are grown in many different locations, but the ones from Turkey and California are considered the cream of the crop.

Turkish apricots are particularly prized for being milder and slightly sweeter than their California-grown counterparts (which are terrifically tangy in their own right), making them a versatile ingredient in cooking. They're also softer and more succulent, for a decidedly different kind of snacking sensation. These are dried in the Mediterranean sun, just like they've been doing for thousands of years-drying being the oldest form of food preservation, and a natural way to concentrate the nutrients for snacks with substance to take on long journeys. They'll fuel all your feats, too.

Our Ingredients:

Apricots, Sulphur Dioxide
Product of Turkey

Warning: May contain occasional pits and/or pit fragments. Packaged in a facility that processes peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat and dairy products.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: 40g (~1.4 oz)

Amount per Serving

Calories   90
Calories from Fat   0
    %Daily Value* %DV
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carb 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 19g  
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A   50%
Vitamin C   0%
Calcium   4%
Iron   8%
* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values might be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.