The apricot, also known as damask, is the fruit of the apricot tree, from the Rosaceae family. This family includes more than 2,000 species of herbaceous plants, bushes and trees distributed throughout warm climates all over the world.

The apricot is a round-shaped fruit which has a yellowish orange colour, velvety skin, juicy and firm flesh together with a deliciously sweet flavour.

Being rich in carotenes and mineral salts, it contains an easily assimilable amount of sugar, although its energetic level is poor.

Nutritional information (0.1 kg)
Fiber 2.1 g
Saturates 0.0 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Calcium 17.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Zinc 0.1 mg
Vitamin A 27.0 ug
Vitamin C 7.0 g
Folic acid 5.0 ug
Salt (Sodium) 0.0 mg
Sugars 9.5 g
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