• Ready to Eat
  •  Sizes: Turkish – Whole (Sizes #1- #8), Industrial, Julienne, Dice (Bits, S, M, L) – Halves (Jumbo, Extra Fancy, Fancy, Industrial, Dice (L, M, S).
  •  Packaging: Bulk – Net weight 25lb or 28lb Food Service – 5lb/ 10lb Retail Tub and Stand-up Pouch.
  •  Origin: Turkey, which produces approximately 20% of world production, of which about 95% are dried. The sweet whole dried apricots of Turkey are unique in the world, in contrast to the tart dried apricot halves typical to other growing regions. Primarily used as a snack and in dried fruit assortments, apricots are increasingly finding new applications in a variety of bakery products, confectionery applications and new health/energy bars and products. This is a result not only of their appealing taste, but a nutritional profile which includes substantial amounts of potassium and vitamins A and C.

Apricots are those beautifully orange colored fruits full of beta-carotene and fiber that are one of the first signs of summer. Although dried and canned apricots are available year-round, fresh apricots with a plentiful supply of vitamin C and are in season in North America from May through August. Any fresh fruit you see during the winter months have been imported from either South America or New Zealand.

Relatives to peaches, apricots are small, golden orange fruits, with velvety skin and flesh, not too juicy but definitely smooth and sweet. Some describe their flavor as almost musky, with a faint tartness that lies somewhere between a peach and a plum.