Juicy And Delightful Apriums

Juicy And Delightful Apriums

Light yellow coloured hybrid fruits of plums (25 per cent) and apricots (75 per cent), apriums were developed in the late 1980s, by Floyd Zaiger in California. The skin of the aprium is full of translucent fuzz inherited from its parent, the apricot, It is sweet in taste when ripe and loaded with vitamins and minerals that are important for the functioning of our body.

Varied Flavours
Apriums can be classified into a variety of flavours. The Cot’n’Candy varieties of apriums are harvested during early and mid-June and are sweet and juicy. Another variety of aprium is known as ‘flavour delight’ and this variety resembles an apricot, It otters an enriching flavour with a distinct taste and texture and is usually harvested by early June.

How To Enjoy Apriums
Apriums are best in taste and flavour when eaten fresh. These make an excellent addition to fresh fruit salads and savoury salads. Apriums can also be eaten or paired with other fruits, egg custards, honey, lemon, lavender,pistachio, orange, almonds, white chocolate, vanilla, yogurt mascarpone, cayenne, hazelnut and olive oil. It can also be made into jams, ice creams and even gelatines.

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Nutritional Facts

  • Rich in easily digestible natural sugars, vitamin A and C, riboflavin and niacin.
  • Excellent sources of minerals like calcium, phosphorus, iron and traces of sodium, sulphur, manganese, cobalt and bromine.
  • Highly effective in preventing cancers.
  • Good in controlling constipation, fevers and skin disorders.
Nutritional Value (One Aprium – 35 grams)
Nutrients Nutritional Value
Energy 18 Kcals
Carbohydrates 4gms
Fat 0.12gms
Proteins 0.5gms

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