Fresh apricots are full of Vitamins A, C, E, potassium, iron and beta-carotene They are being cultivated in most countries of the world and are becoming popular in North America, South America and New Zealand. They are source of antioxidants and fiber which are very beneficial for eyesight,heart disease, immune system and digestion. It is now being used in ice creams, yogurts, salad and cakes. In many countries its production is continuously increasing due to advancement in agricultural techniques. Here we have a list of top 20 countries which are leading world in Apricot production.
Top 20 Largest Apricots Producers of the World in 2012
Source: food and agriculture organization