- High in fibre
- Low in salt
- Naturally occurring sugars
Vitamins & Minerals
- Vitamin A, Vitamin E
- High in Potassium and Copper
- USA (80% of global production)
- August and September
Prunus armeniaca L or ‘Sekerpare’ is the main variety of commercial apricot grown in Turkey, although there are around 50 varieties grown globally, which better suit specific local growing conditions and markets.
- Diced (various sizes)
- Natural Diced (various sizes)
Apricots flower early and are, therefore susceptible to frosts, which will affect the yield.
They bruise easily, so the best quality are harvested by hand.
Sulphured apricots imported into Europe have a maximum SO2 content of 2000ppm; while American and other markets allow between 2500-3000ppm.