Gifts are considered the best options to extend warm wishes to your friends and family members on special occasions. what can be a better gift then dry fruits, they are a gift of health. Dried fruit is fruit from which the majority of the original water content has been removed either naturally, through sun drying, or through the use of specialized dryers or dehydrators

dry fruit is prized because of its sweet taste, nutritive value and long shelf life. dry fruits and nuts are truly nature’s candy. high in healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and protein, dry fruits and nuts are the ultimate delights. perfect for sweet, savory and culinary applications and ideal to gift someone and best for healthy snacking. Traditional dried fruit such as raisins, figs, dates, apricots and apples have been a staple of Mediterranean diets . Dry fruits are a great source of proteins, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. when it comes to Pakistan, dry fruit and nuts are one of the specialty and pride of Pakistan.

Although Pakistan produces many dry fruits such as almonds, walnuts, raisins, pine nuts and pistachios etc. The economy of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) is largely dependent on dry fruits and agriculture as the area is famous for its almonds, apricots, cherries and other dry fruits all over the world . Almond is the most popular fruit of Gilgit Baltistan. Its many varieties are grown in all districts of GB.

The only dry fruit Sindh grows is dates. The dates are widely grown in Sukkur and adjoining areas. Almond is the most popular fruit of Gilgit Baltistan. Its many varieties are grown in all districts of GB. Each type has its own specific characteristics. As Gilgit-Baltistan produces about 120,650 tons of almonds per year and their export can yield billions of rupees for farmers. Whole Balochistan has incredible potential of pistachio farming but presently only 50 farmers are cultivating it on a total area of 200-300 hectares.

In Pakistan, peanuts is cultivated mainly in rain-fed (barani areas) of Punjab and also in irrigated areas of the NWFP and Sindh.

Unfortunately cashew nuts is not cultivated in Pakistan, though it is being successfully cultivated in other regions akin to our warm areas. As the cashew nut can grow in tropical coastal belts, it is worth trying to explore its prospects of growing in Pakistan’s warm areas.

In Pakistan almost 226 indigenous walnut (Juglans regia L.) growing in Northern region KPK province including Malakand division (districts of Swat, Dir, Bunir, Chitral, Shangla and Malakand Agency), Kaghan (district Mansehra), in Gilgit-Baltistan province have a number of walnut clusters, and Leepa.

dry fruits and nuts considered as the royal treat whether you gift it to your loved ones or present your guest or you consume it for your own it has numerous health secrets inside.

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