dried apricots

Types of dried apricots:

Whole dried apricot: This variety is very sweet with an orange color. Sulfur is added to whole dried apricots in order to maintain the natural color, prevent from bug infestation and increase preservation.

Dried apricot halves: This kind because of its bright orange color and its size, is used for baking.

The nutritional value of dried apricots:
100grams of dried apricot contains about 280 calories and is composed of 65% carbohydrates, 5% protein, 0.4 fat.
Uses of apricots:
The natural apricot and its dried version are eaten as fruit or nut and also used in caning, juices or frozen foods.