1310It is believed that raisins were discovered as long ago as 1490 B.C. when farmers happened upon grapes drying on a vine, and many years later the first vineyards were developed with the purpose of growing what are today known as raisins.
Our raisins are grown in Australian Vineyards and sun dried on the vine to retain their natural goodness and sweet flavour.
Raisins pack a lot of nutrients into their small size. They are high in potassium, which is an alkaline mineral important for the nervous system, muscular contractions and for healthy blood pressure. They are a good source of iron and B6 and are rich in beneficial digestive fibre and good carbohydrates.
In the Kitchen
Our raisins raisins are very sweet with a soft texture, making them perfect as a sugar substitute in breakfast cereals and home-made muesli bars. They are excellent for baking with, especially fruit cakes, muffins, biscuits, slices and puddings and they make a great snack in school lunches or a tasty addition to a homemade trail mix along with your favourite nuts and seeds.
Interesting Facts about Raisins:
The word ‘Raisin’ comes from the Latin racemus and means “a cluster of grapes or berries”.
It takes more than 4 tonnes of grapes to produce 1 tonne of raisins.
NOTE: This product is preservative free
Country of Origin
Product of Australia
Raisins contain trace amounts of B-vitamins, essential for energy production in the body. Raisins also contain resveratrol, an important anti-oxidant with anti-inflammatory and cholesterol lowering qualities. Raisins also contain a range of minerals including iron, copper and phosphorous.
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|Nutritional Information – Conventional Raisins|
|Fat, Total (g)||<1|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||<1|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||71.4|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||–|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
100% natural raisins.
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