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We have been producing the highest quality dried fruits since 1991.

General Info

Turkey is the largest producer and exporter in the world for dried apricots.

Malatya region is famous and most of the fruit finds its best environment in the province of Malatya. Due to the composition arising from the ecology of the povince, Malatya apricots gained economic value in the form of dried apricots for years.

Apricots from Malatya region (variety: Prunus armeniaca) are famous for the dry material content. It vary between 24 % and 30 %, other varieties are observed at only 20%.


Type of Dry Apricots

There are two types are produced; Sulphured Dried Apricots and Natural Unsulphured Dried Apricots. Sulphured one is treated with sulphur dioxide (SO2) during drying process. And the natural type is dried naturally without treating sulphur or anything.



Sulphured Dried Apricots

Dried Apricots sulphured are treated with SO2 in order to provide color retention and longer shelf life. The color of this type changes from light yellow to orange. The SO2 content is max 2000 ppm for European countries and between 2500-3000 for USA and others. Also if the buyer needs a special content it can be adjusted as well. The color is lighter as the SO2 content increases.



Natural Unsulphured Dried Apricots

Brown Dried Apricots (dark dried apricots) differs from sulphured dried apricots: The colour of this type changes from light brown to dark brown, because these apricots are directly dried under the sunlight without being treated with SO2. And it is sweeter than the sulphured type.



Diced Dried Apricots Sulphured

Whole dried sulphured apricots are diced by machine into the required sizes: 5x5mm, 8x8mm, 10x10mm. And rices floor (3-5%) is added in order the pieces not to stick each other



Diced Natural Dried Apricots

Whole dried are diced by machine into the required sizes, 5x5mm, 8x8mm, 10x10mm. And rices floor (3-5%) is added in order the pieces not to stick each other

Dried Apricots

  • Product Code: MDF010
Malatya Dried Fruits

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General Info

Turkey is the largest producer and exporter in the world for dried apricots.

Malatya region is famous and most of the fruit finds its best environment in the province of Malatya. Due to the composition arising from the ecology of the povince, Malatya apricots gained economic value in the form of dried apricots for years.

Apricots from Malatya region (variety: Prunus armeniaca) are famous for the dry material content. It vary between 24 % and 30 %, other varieties are observed at only 20%.


Type of Dry Apricots

There are two types are produced; Sulphured Dried Apricots and Natural Unsulphured Dried Apricots. Sulphured one is treated with sulphur dioxide (SO2) during drying process. And the natural type is dried naturally without treating sulphur or anything.



Sulphured Dried Apricots

Dried Apricots sulphured are treated with SO2 in order to provide color retention and longer shelf life. The color of this type changes from light yellow to orange. The SO2 content is max 2000 ppm for European countries and between 2500-3000 for USA and others. Also if the buyer needs a special content it can be adjusted as well. The color is lighter as the SO2 content increases.



Natural Unsulphured Dried Apricots

Brown Dried Apricots (dark dried apricots) differs from sulphured dried apricots: The colour of this type changes from light brown to dark brown, because these apricots are directly dried under the sunlight without being treated with SO2. And it is sweeter than the sulphured type.



Diced Dried Apricots Sulphured

Whole dried sulphured apricots are diced by machine into the required sizes: 5x5mm, 8x8mm, 10x10mm. And rices floor (3-5%) is added in order the pieces not to stick each other



Diced Natural Dried Apricots

Whole dried are diced by machine into the required sizes, 5x5mm, 8x8mm, 10x10mm. And rices floor (3-5%) is added in order the pieces not to stick each other


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