Yupik’s Jumbo Turkish Apricots are plump, whole apricots without the addition of oil, fat, or sugar! Naturally sweet and fruity in flavor, dried apricots are also chewy yet tender in texture; ideal for snacking, and either baking or cooking applications. Buy apricots by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry essential! Conveniently pack portion controlled baggie’s to store your car, backpack, and desk with this healthy and delicious snack!
HEALTH BENEFITS: The 411 on apricots!
Not only are dried apricots naturally sweet and delicious, they’re also good for you! Here are a few of the facts:
- Good source of fiber, vitamin A, and iron
- Excellent source of fast-acting carbohydrates for boosts of energy
CULINARY TWIST: Showstoppers!
As with most dried fruits, you can also use apricots in granola/trail mix, cereal, oatmeal, baked goods, and even savory dishes! Add these delicious and bright apricots to cheese platters, fruit plates, grain dishes, and more! Dried apricots add intense apricot flavor, but also add a pop color to foods!
Need a new dinnertime recipe? Try this Moroccan-inspired lamb and apricot stew!
ABOUT APRICOTS: Did you know?
Apricots originally came from China! They eventually made their way to the Persian Empire and later to the Mediterranean. Spanish explorers introduced apricots to California where most of the apricot crops still exist and distribute from today!
HOW TO STORE APRICOTS: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 12 months.