YELLOW APRICOT per/LB (avg. lb) per/lb
1054 in stock
Flavor: Sweet with slightly tart finish
Color: Golden orange w/ slightly rosy blush
Texture: Smooth & velvety
Best Uses: Snacking, dried, pureed, grilled, baked
If the apricots have any green visible, keep them at room temperature for a day or two to ripen. Once they are soft, they can be stored in the refrigerator for approximately one week.
Temperature: 30 to 36° F
Apricots are low fat, saturated fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free, excellent source of vitamin A and C. They are also rich source of dietary fiber and potassium and one of the best fruit choices for beta carotene. Vitamin A and beta carotene are both important in maintaining healthy vision. Additionally, apricots may help sustain your immune system and promote healthy skin. A serving of fresh apricot rates a low glycemic index score of 20 which makes it perfect for keeping up your energy without spiking your blood sugar.