Raisins are nature's candy. They are one of the most nutritious dried fruits in the world. They provide many necessary vitamins and minerals, including iron, potassium, calcium and certain B vitamins. Raisins are a good source of fibre and rich in antioxidants. Raisins are 70% pure fructose which is easily digested for quick energy.
Raisins that are brought from local producers are made from the variety called Sultana, Merbine and Flame, Crimson, Regal, Prime and Currants. The three types of dried sultanas namely leak, bleached and Thompson seedless forms the most important part.