Hatton Hill

Organic Sun Dried Apricots


Organic Sun Dried Apricots by Hatton Hill Organic. Organically grown, harvested and dried in Turkey. Packed in the UK.

The origins of the apricot are unclear, although it is thought to have originated in Central Asia or on the Indian subcontinent, and it is believed to have been cultivated for around 5,000 years. Today, Turkey is the biggest producer of sun-dried apricots – organic, non-sulphite-treated varieties of which are renowned for their sweet, caramelised, slightly tangy flavour.

PURE, PREMIUM PRODUCT: Hatton Hill Organic’s sun dried apricots are grown in Turkey, harvested with care, and dried in the country’s abundant sunshine without the use of sulphites. Unlike their sulphite-treated, artificially-orange-coloured counterparts, they have a brown hue as a result of the sun-drying process, they're sweeter, and they boast higher concentrations of nutrients.

USES: When most people think of dried apricots, the first thing that comes to mind is a snack. Hatton Hill Organic’s sun-dried apricots are indeed a wonderful snack straight out of the bag, but there’s a lot more to them than that. Dried apricots are surprisingly versatile in both sweet and savoury dishes. Try chopping them for use as a dessert topping, adding them to fruit salads, trail mix or cereals, tossing them into baking mixes, slicing or chopping them and adding them to Middle Eastern cooking, pilafs, casseroles and other dishes.

Organic ✓ Vegetarian ✓ Vegan ✓ Sulphite-free ✓ 

Certified as organic by the UK’s Soil Association (licence no. DA22427).

Typical values per 100g
Energy 1,009kJ
Fat 0g
- of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrates 62.6g
- of which sugars 53.4g
Fibre 7.3g
Protein 3g
Salt 0.01g


Dried apricots can be dried by organic methods under daylight or by burning the compound containing sulphite. Dried apricot containing sulphite has a more intense light yellow colour. For this reason, it is more preferred. Sulphite applied for drying dried apricots extends the shelf life of apricots and preserves its beautiful appearance.

The type of apricot dried in the sun. When the yellow apricot fruit is dried in daylight, it turns into a brown-black colour with the effect of the sun. It is recommended to store sun dried apricots, which have a short storage life and should be stored in the refrigerator.

Dried apricots are fruits with high nutritional value that are frequently included in nutrition menus. Therefore, it is often recommended to be consumed in snacks. Dried apricots, which are consumed by mixing with yoghurt and milk and go well with nuts such as honey and walnuts, are included in many different recipes. It is also a preferred consumption method to soften dried apricot kernels by keeping them in warm water for five minutes before eating.

Dried apricot jam, which is one of the most preferred dried apricot desserts, is preferred in different regions with its delicious apricot flavour. At the same time, dried apricot pleasant and dried apricot compote are recipes that decorate the flavour of dried apricots. Our sun dried apricots are %100 organic and vegan & vegetarian.

Packed on premises that handle celery, cereals containing gluten, mustard, peanuts, sesame, soybeans, sulphur dioxide and sulphites, and tree nuts (such as almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, brazil nuts, cashews, pecans, pistachios and macadamias).

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