Golden raisins are seedless and to retain their light colour and moisture are usually put into dehydrators which are temperature controlled and humid. These raisins contain vegetable oil and sulphur dioxide (to maintain their colour)
They make a healthy snack any time and also good for school lunch boxes or picnics. They are a firm favourite with children. Raisins are naturally sweet and can make a healthy wise choice over confectionery.
They can be added as an ingredient when baking to scones, biscuits, muffins, small and large cakes, flapjacks and also added to breakfast cereals or salads.
Raisins are sweet due to their high concentration of sugars. This is made up of glucose and fructose. (about 58% normally but can reach higher levels)
Raisin have a protein content is 3%, dietary fibre 4% to 7%..They are high in antioxidants and smaller amounts of Vitamin C.
Raisins contain no cholesterol and are low in sodium.
Raisins are healthy and delicious. They can help to regulate weight because they control glucose which brings efficient functioning of digestion and normalises blood pressure.