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07 June 2011

Dried fruits as good as fresh

Food policy makers consider dried fruits equivalent to fresh fruits in dietary recommendations around the world.

Food policy makers consider dried fruit equivalent to fresh fruit in dietary recommendations around the world. This is according to health researchers presenting their views at the 30th World Nut & Dried Fruit Congress. The presentations recognise that traditional dried fruits such as dried apricots, dried apples, dates, dried figs, raisins and sultanas, and prunes should be included side by side with fresh fruit recommendations by policy makers around the world.

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