Raisins

The Raisin was discovered accidentally, many years before Christ. People ate grapes but did not know that if they were to dry the grape, it would become this useful and delicious Dried fruit called the raisin.

Raisins can contain up to 72% sugars by weight, most of which is fructose and glucose. They also contain about 3% protein and 3.7% - 6.8% dietary fiber. Raisins, in different colors and are differentiated

according to the drying procedure. The major kinds are below :

1- Dark Raisins

This kind is prepared by drying the fruit in full sun and results in a dark color.

2- Golden Raisins

This kind is oven-dried and then sulfur is added to preserve its color.

3- Sultana Raisins

This kind is brown and is the most popular variety.

4- Green Raisins

This kind is naturally green, but sulfur is added to bring brighter color.