Raisins are dried grapes and produced in many regions of the world, when grapes are dehydrated to produce raisins, the nutrients become more concentrated, despite their small size, long green raisins are packed with energy and rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, Raisins are naturally sweet and tasty.
Raisin varieties depend on the type of grape used and are made in a variety of sizes and colors including green, black, brown, blue, purple, and yellow.
Raisins can contain up to 72% sugars by weight, most of which is fructose and glucose. They also contain about 3% protein and 3.7%–6.8% dietary fiber. Raisins, like prunes and apricots, are also high in certain antioxidants, but have a lower vitamin C content than fresh grapes. Raisins are low in sodium and contain no cholesterol.