Dried Fruits

Apple Rings

Apples existed as wild fruit since prehistoric times and have been cultivated for more than 3000 years by Greeks, Romans,…

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Apricots

Apricots are believed to have originated in North Central and North Western China over 4000 years ago. Following Alexander the…

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Banana Chips

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Blueberries

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Cherries

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Cranberry

The cranberry gets its name from Dutch and German settlers in the United States, who called it “crane berry”. The…

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Currants

A Currant is a dried Zante grape, the name being a corruption of the French raisin de Corinthe (Corinth grape)….

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Dates

The palm is perhaps the worlds oldest food producing plant known to man. Its seeds dating back 50,000 years were…

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Figs

Figs are one of the oldest cultivated fruit in the World. Their origin can be found back in Asia Minor…

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Ginger

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Goji Berries

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Kiwi

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Mango

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Melon

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Papaya

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Peaches

Whilst it is botanically named after Persia (it actually means Persian plum), the peach actually originated in China where the…

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Pears

Pears are one of the world’s oldest cultivated and beloved fruits. In 5,000 B.C., Feng Li, a Chinese diplomat, abandoned…

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Pineapple

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Prunes

Plums are native in China where they were cultivated for thousands of years, America as well as Europe. Romans are…

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Raisins

It is probably safe to say that raisins were discovered by man the first time he found them accidentally dried…

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Strawberries

Not as early as some of the other fruits we deal in, strawberries history goes back by 2200 years. They…

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Sultanas

It is speculated that the word ‘Sultana’ derives from the town of Salt in Western Jordan – an ancient settlement…

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