Raw apricots are a moderate source of vitamin A and vitamin C (12% of the Daily Value each). Apricots contain various phytochemicals, such as provitamin Abeta-carotene and polyphenols, including catechins and chlorogenic acid. Taste and aroma compounds include sucrose, glucose, organic acids, terpenes, aldehydes and lactones.
1 cup of sliced apricots (165g) contain 79 calories, 0.6g fat, 18g carbohydrate, 3.3g dietary fibre and 427.4 mg of Potassium.
Apricots are packaged in breathable transparent bags allowing them to stay fresh while in storage and also limits human interaction which helps to prevent against food contamination.