Raisin
General Information on Raisin ( Kishamish ) Supplied by Infinitynuts

There are different types of Raisins supplied by Infinitynuts:

  • Golden Raisins / Sunaharee Kishamish
  • Sultana Raisins (light / dark)
  • Kashmary Raisins
  • Sun-Dried Raisins

Raisin, in fact, is a dried grape. It may be consumed in cooking, baking, brewing or raw eating.Seedless raisin types include the Sultana (also known as Thompson), the Greek currant or black Corinthian raisin and flame grape. Raisin is traditionally sun-dried, but may also be water-dipped and dehydrated. It’s good to know that dried grapes are divided into raisins and currants. The term ” Currant ” is also used for berries of the gooseberry family, such as red and black currant. Raisins are put aside to get dried for nearly three weeks. This causes the dark color of the raisins. In the united states, raisins are typically made from the Thompson Seedless variety.

Golden Raisins (Angori)

The product in the process is from seedless grapes of the Vitis vinifera variety. Golden Raisins are grown in the sunny vineyards, they are made using sulfur fumigation process and shade dried so they are golden amber in color with a naturally sweet and fruity flavor. This popular kind is produced from grapes with special natural characteristics and particular sugar level. These characteristics are merely available in grapes grown in Bonab area. After being double washed, golden raisins are dried, coated with vegetable oil, stemmed, mechanically cleaned, laser and hand sorted then metal detected under the extreme care of hygienic conditions and with legal and safety requirements and the customers’ special specifications.

Sultana & Malayer Raisins (light / dark)

The product in the process is from seedless grapes of the Vitis vinifera variety. Sultana raisins are Light to dark brown in color. They are dried in special drying plants and Due to their very high sugar content, sultanas are very sweet and similar in flavor to honey.Sultanas can be treated with sulfur in order to gain a light brown color but the most popular one is the dark brown sultana which does not contain any sulfur and is used widely in the bread industry, cake- and pastry ¬¨bakeries, cereal producers, and the dairy industry. After being double washed, sultana raisins are dried, coated with vegetable oil, stemmed, mechanically cleaned, laser and hand sorted then metal detected under the extreme care of hygienic conditions and with legal and safety requirements and the customers’ special specifications.

Sultana Raisins Physical Requirements:

Sun-Dried Raisins

The product in process is from seedless grapes of the Vitis vinifera variety. Sun-dried raisins are seedless grapes dried in direct sunlight and as a result they are typically dark-brown in color.This kind is treated without any additive and is high in sugar level. Sun drying is seen as a natural way to produce raisins that not only gives them a particular intense flavor but also maintains the delicate balance of nutrients of the original grape fruit. Like other types, sun dried raisins are dried, coated with vegetable oil, stemmed, mechanically cleaned, laser and hand sorted then metal detected under extreme care of hygienic conditions and with legal and safety requirements and the customers special specifications.

Sun-Dried Sultana Raisins Physical Requirements:

Kashmari Raisins (Golden / Green)

The product in the process is from seedless grapes of the Vitis vinifera variety. Kashmar raisins, also known as long raisins are produced from seedless grapes that are local Iranian type. This kind is famous for its special sweet and sour taste and its long length shape. Long raisin like golden raisins is made using sulfur fumigation process and shade dried so they are golden amber in color. This type is popular for those who dislike the extreme sweat flavor of other raisins types.Like other types, Kashmar raisins are dried, coated with vegetable oil, stemmed, mechanically cleaned, laser and hand sorted then metal detected under the extreme care of hygienic conditions and with legal and safety requirements and the customers’ special specifications.