Availability

Generally available from May to June.

One pound of apricots will be 7-8 pieces of fruit depending on the size.

Flavor Profile

Fresh apricots are known for having a sweet flavor that is similar to a ripe peach with a slight amount of tangy flavor.

Information

Apricots contain vitamins A and C. They are also a great source of potassium, copper, and vitamin B5 which helps with the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates.

How Much Fruit Do You Need To Eat Every Day?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2020–2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans advises that adults should consume 2 cups (1 pound) of fruit every day. A healthy diet supports healthy immune function and helps to prevent obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and some cancers.