Origins / Growing Areas
The main origin is Turkey. Beside that some special types are coming from California and South Africa.
Grades / Varieties
Apricots are selected in nr 0 (61-80 pieces per kilogram) up to nr 8 (220 and more pieces per kilogram. Beside the grading in size, we are having a selection in quality (color & percentage of speckled fruits) to be divided in Extra Fancy, Fancy and Choice quality.
For industrial use (like jam) they have a grade called industrial grade.