Dried Apricot

  • Definition:

One of the very popular fruits that enter the market in summer is apricots. This delicious and nutritious fruit can be consumed in dry form as well. About half a cup of apricots contains 153 calories energy, 40gms of carbohydrates, 6gms of fiber, 2gms of proteins, 13% of potassium, and 58% of vitamin A.The plum form of this delicious fruit is used as an ingredient of many Iranian foods and as a delicacy in the parties. 1/3rd cup of its dried form contains 101 calories of energy,27gms of carbohydrates, 3gms of fiber, 1gm of protein, 5% of vitamin A and 7% of potassium.

  • HS Code:08131000
  • Varieties of apricot: dried apricot

  • The current obstacles to exports:

    Lack of attention to the subjects related to the trade of dried fruits especially dried apricots including at the CODEX international forum for the elimination or reduction of the existing threats to the trade of such products, weakness in the storage and transportation of dried apricots, lack of a coherent mechanism for addressing varied problems related to dried apricots, weakness in the applied research related to dried apricots in different departments of agriculture, packing, health and standardization, related side industries, marketing and market research, and the development of the apricots based sub-products.

  Exporting statics of apricot in recent 9 years