Dried Apple Products

  • G. Caleb Hall


Drying of apples has been practiced in the United States for well over a century and is perhaps the oldest method used for commercial preservation. Gould (1907) reported that the “evaporation” of apples was apparently started in western New York State and that the industry had been well established for many years. Although there are several types of dried apple products and many variations of the different types, federal standards exist for only two products.


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