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Question by  judithhelen (1)

Why are some dried fruits sugar infused?

Dried fruits contain their own natural sugars. So why is sugar added to some?


Answer by  benstac (1928)

It comes down ot taste. Companies may add extra sugar to give dried fruits even more of a candy taste.


Answer by  hansaurelius (13)

Sugar is added to some dried fruits to increase their desirability to consumers and to aid in crystallization, which helps the pieces of fruit take on distinct shapes.

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