Brown v orange dried apricots?
This question comes up a lot.
And the answer is sooo important for one main reason:
BROWN DRIED APRICOTS taste loads better than the orange ones!
Yes, they might look less glamorous than their
fake-tan orange cousins, but when it comes to taste, they are so far ahead, you can’t even see them in the distance.
I totally believe that the brown (aka unsulphured) ones are waaaay better for you than the orange (aka sulphured) ones.
The sulphur used to preserve the colour in the orange ones is just a straight up preservative, so if you are trying to eat fewer preservatives then it makes sense to not eat the orange ones. For some people, an allergy to sulphites can mean that eating foods with sulphur in them can trigger a reaction. If you happen to be sensitive to sulphites, but don’t know it, you might not associate your asthma or eczema or random bad-gut feelings with eating (or drinking) sulphites.
Hit the lovely gooey brown unsulphured apricots and try telling me that they aren’t a winner.
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