- Dried Sour-Cherries
Rich in fiber, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc and full of vitamins A and C, cherries are truly worthy of being called a superfruit. And luckily, from white and red to sweet and sour, Turkey is home to a variety of delicious cherries.
Cherries in Turkey can be divided into two main categories: sweet cherries, and aka sour cherries.
Among the variety of sour cherries grown in Turkey, dark red sour cherries are the most preferred. Mule cherries are also widely used for fruit juice because they are full and soft. Montmorency, an American favorite, is also produced in Turkey. Sour-cherries are dried to be consumed year-round along with a variety of nuts as a healthy snack, also known as dried fruit.