As the name implies - come from grapes. They are available wherever wine is produced but the main countries of origin are the USA, Turkey and Chile. South Africa and Australia have highly sought-after varieties of sultanas, but domestic use means there is little available for export. The world’s largest producer of sultanas is Turkey. Thompson raisins come mostly from California and Chile. Chilean fruit, like black bold raisins and jumbo raisins have become staples for fruit and nut mixes around the world.
Apricots are grown in south east Turkey in the area around the city of Malatya. The trees are from the same family as the almond tree.
Our tropical fruit comes exclusively from Thailand. Pineapple, papaya and mango is an added component to many breakfast cereals.
Desiccated, cream or water, coconut has many health benefits meaning it is used in a variety of cuisines across the globe.
Banana chips are sourced only in The Philippines, where the three ingredients – bananas, sugar and coconut oil are all grown locally.