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Sultanas, a type of raisin, are large, aromatic berries with a thin skin. They seedless and golden-yellow to reddish-brown in color. It is believed that the Sultana Grape originated in Anatolia in Turkey, was taken to Greece and from there, sent all over the world. Traditionally grown in the Mediterranean area and some middle eastern countries, Australia, South Africa and California are now also major producers.
Category: Fruit
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Select sultanas that are free from any added sugar or preservatives such as sulphur dioxide.
To Store:
Store in a cool dark place in an airtight container to prevent pantry moths or weevils. Can also keep in the fridge.
Tips & Tricks:
Cooking Tips:
Sultanas are a natural choice for cakes, biscuits and desserts, but the warm rounded flavour goes remarkably well with savoury ingredients such as meat, fish and poultry. When using, try soaking them for 20 minutes or more in warm liquid such as water or stock (depending on the recipe) for a softer fruit with added flavour.

Nutrition per 1 Tablespoon:

Energy (kJ):
Fibre, g:
Fat (g):
Monosaturated Fat , g:
Very high
Carbohydrates, g:
Protein (g):
Saturated Fat, g :
Very High

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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