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The dried halved apricots, are dehydrated in our plant, ensuring our customers a high quality product.

We dehydrate apricots in our own tunnels, ensuring a healthy and high quality product. Apricots are dried with the skin and exposed to a dose of sulfur dioxide (SO2) in order to ensure proper color, and increase the preservation period.

After dehydration in tunnels and subsequent selection, they are packed and commercialized.
The most used varieties for dehydrating process are Tilton and Modesto, as they are uniform in ripening, have yellow-orange flesh and a high ratio - seed.

Afterwards stored at warehouse for a period of approximately 1 month in order to homogenize the product and get stabilized.
The harvest takes place during the months of January and February, months in which are performed the process of dehydration in our plant.

Dried Apricot provide lots of minerals like potassium, iron, calcium and sodium, plus vitamins A and B3.

Carretera General San Martín s/n, San Felipe - Chile / Tel: (56-34) 530051 Fax: (56-34) 530054 Casilla 67 / E-mail: petersantis@santis.cl