|Whole dried apricot: This variety is very sweet with an orange color. Sulfur is added to whole dried apricots in order to maintain the natural color, prevent bug infestation, and increase preservation.|
|Dried apricot halves: This kind, because of its bright orange color and size, is used for baking.|
100 grams of dried apricot contains about 280 calories and is composed of 65% carbohydrates, 5 %protein, 0.4 fat.
The natural apricot and its dried version are eaten as fruit or nut and are also used in canning, juices or frozen foods.