Frequently Asked Questions
Our dried fruits variety
At Nutty Delights we have a wide range of dried fruits of various shapes, types, and processes: from dried coconut cubes, mango stripes, dried strawberries, pineapple natural bites, and many more. You can order them online, buy them in bulk for yourself or for your business (up to 50% discount) or you can go to the shops, try them, and choose the ones you like best. Is the perfect healthy and sweet snack for the whole family. Perfect to eat out of the bowl, to take with you, to cook or to experiment with.
Are dried fruits healthy?
It is always going to depend on the ingredients that dried fruits contain. If we talk about natural dried fruits, we can say it is healthy. It has nearly all the nutrients from the fresh fruits without the water. Like with everything, it is important to consume it with moderation.
Can I lose weight with dried fruits?
Yes, you can. Contrary to what people think that dried fruit is very fattening due to its carbohydrate and calorie content, they are foods that when consumed in moderation can be very satiating, balance our appetite, help to displace unhealthy foods when we feel like eating something sweet by replacing them with dried fruit, and all this while we enjoy their sweet taste.
Do dried fruits contain sugar?
Many of the dried fruits that we have among our products do not have added sugars among their ingredients, but this does not mean that the product does not have intrinsic sugar, that is to say, the natural sugar of the fruit.
How do I store dried fruit?
Ideally, the products should be stored in a hermetically sealed container in a cool place out of direct sunlight. It is recommended to remove the packaging as soon as possible so that the package does not absorb the fat from the product, otherwise the product will be dry and will lose its texture and smoothness.
Why do dried fruit have more calories than fresh fruit?
when we dehydrate a fruit we remove most of its water content, leaving all the nutrients concentrated. Fresh fruit is mainly composed of water, so if we compare 100g of fresh fruit with 100g of dehydrated fruit, with fresh fruit most of its weight would be water, while dehydrated fruit would be the concentrated part of nutrients.
Can children eat dried fruits?
Dried fruit is suitable for children who are able to chew and swallow easily. It is a good option for a sweet snack to replace other unhealthy snacks that are less suitable for children. However, it is recommended to be consumed in moderation.
Can I give my dog dried fruits?
It is always best to check with your vet, as there are certain fruits that are best avoided for dogs. Their high intrinsic sugar content does not make them the best treat for dogs, but it is true that generally and very occasionally you could offer some natural dried fruit.
Are dried fruits gluten-free?
Most of our products are gluten free except for a few such as coconut cubes. It is always advisable to read the ingredient labels carefully. If you are allergic to gluten or coeliac, we advise you to avoid consuming these products, as there is a risk of cross-contamination when they are handled in shops, although bulk orders have no risk of cross-contamination.
Are dried fruits 100% vegan?
All our dried fruits are vegan, free from gelatine, honey, and other animal products. They are ideal to enjoy on any occasion, at work, at the beach, hiking, with friends, watching a movie, for cooking...
Do you sell in bulks?
Yes, we sell in bulk for restaurants, bakeries, shops, supermarkets, and other types of businesses. The advantage of buying in bulks is that you can save up to 50% by bulk buying. Contact with us and we can give you more information.