We take pride in our dried peaches—if you ask us, they’re the best-tasting dried peaches our green Earth has to offer. Domestically grown in Iran, you’ll fall in love with these peaches after just one bite.
Loaded with vitamins, dried peaches are a tasty and portable snack.
These little morsels are also great in trail mixes,
cake batters, chutneys, pies,cobblers, chewy granola bars,
or as cupcake decorations and toppings for yogurt or ice cream.
Because dehydrated fruit is very nutrient-dense and
higher in sugar than the equivalent piece of fresh fruit,
be aware of their caloric content if you’re following a weight-loss plan
or need to keep your sugar in check.
Dried peaches of Iran are moist, delicious and full of potassium.
Red-pigmented beta-carotene is a powerful
member of the antioxidant family.
Visible in the vibrant orange color of California peaches,
beta-carotene is transformed to vitamin A in the body.
Vitamin A plays a crucial role in maintaining the skin, internally and externally,
as well as in protecting the eyes,
building strong teeth and bones and healthy hair.
Additionally, in dried peaches,research indicates that vitamin A
has been linked to reduced rates of cancer and heart disease.
Just one serving of California peaches contains
six percent of the U.S. RDA for vitamins.
Vitamin C boosts the immune system,
promotes healing and helps prevent cancer, heart disease and stroke.
This aggressive antioxidant is essential to
optimum health and California dried peaches can help.
One half-cup serving of canned peaches contains eight percent of the U.S. RDA.
Research indicates that vitamin E is particularly effective
in preventing heart disease and breast cancer.
While vitamin E is primarily found in vegetable oils, nuts, seeds and wheat germ,
California dried peaches contain a significant amount.
In a study conducted by Ohio State University, one half-cup serving of
canned peaches contributes up to 24% of the U.S. RDA for vitamin E.
Buy dried peaches offer a source of carbohydrates, protein,
dietary fiber, vitamin C and vitamin A.
This nutritious fruit also contains boron, known
to boost estrogen levels in postmenopausal women,
stimulate the brain, and aid in prevention of osteoporosis.