Apricots are one of the finest dried fruits. They ?have an intense sweet-sour flavour and are an excellent substitute for out of season fresh apricots.

Health benefits:

  • Apricots are the fruits with the highest content of vitamin A.
  • They’re?a good source of energy.
  • By replacing a few servings of fresh fruit a week with smaller portions of dried fruit, you can?work to increase your intake of dietary fiber, potassium, iron, and antioxidants.
  • Dried apricots are also high in carotenoids and other potent antioxidant phytonutrients.

Uses:

  • Dried apricot is widely used by the confectionery, baking, and ?health food industries.

Nutritional information per 100 gr of Dried Apricots

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  • Energy: 241kcal
  • Protein: 3.4 g
  • Total fat: 0.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.017g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.074 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
  • Carbohydrates: 63 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Calcium: 55 mg
  • Iron: 2.66 mg
  • Selenium: 2.2 mcg
  • Phosporus: 71 mg
  • Magnesium: 32 mg
  • Sodium: 10 mg
  • Potassium: 1162 mg
  • Vitamin A: 3604IU
  • Vitamin B6: 0.14mg
  • Vitamin C: 1.0 mg
  • Vitamin E: 4.33 mg
  • Vitamin K: 3.1mcg