Dried apricots are nothing more than dried apricots. It is also called whisper (the largest and sweetest dried fruits), kaisa (dried apricots cut into two halves) and apricots (dried fruits with a stone). One of the reasons why people are engaged in drying fruits is the desire to preserve the taste and benefits of the product for a long time. In addition, dried fruit has a much higher concentration of fructose and 5 times more calories than fresh fruit. However, dried apricots are useful not only for drying, it is important to store them correctly after that.
You can store only dried fruits, dried dried fruits, due to the presence of moisture in them, quickly grow moldy.
Room temperature, comfortable for humans, is also optimal for storing dried apricots and any other dried fruits. The ideal temperature for long-term storage of dried apricots is 20 degrees Celsius.
Dried apricots are only dried in direct sunlight, but it is better to store them in a dark place, away from heat sources.
In addition, fruits should be stored in a tightly closed container or in an airtight container. Any airtight container, glass or plastic jars, zip bags, etc. will do. It is better not to use paper or linen bags and bags for these purposes - bugs quickly start up in them. And oxygen will contribute to the further drying of dried apricots, also in the case of high humidity - deterioration of its quality, the formation of mold and deterioration of the product. Subject to these conditions, dried apricots can be stored for 12 months.
Few people know, but dried apricots can be stored frozen. Pack the dried fruit in an airtight container and place it in the freezer. As soon as you wish to taste this delicacy, defrost dried apricots at room temperature. It will be as juicy, nutritious and firm as before it was frozen. It is recommended to wound dried apricots in the freezer no longer than 12-18 months.