Dried fruit is fruit that has been dehydrated to eliminate some of the fruit's moisture, either naturally or through use of a device, such as a food dehydrator. Raisins, prunes and dates are examples of common dried fruits and fruits such as figs, cherries, apricots, bananas, kiwi, pears, persimmons, peaches, mangoes, pineapples, cranberries, papaya, strawberries and tomatoes may also be dried.
Drying conserves fruit even in the lack of refrigeration and considerably extends its shelf life. When fresh fruit is unavailable, unreasonable or out of season, dried fruit can give a substitute. It is usually added to baking mixes and breakfast cereals.
In addition to dried whole fruits, fruit pulp can be dried in sheets to create fruit leather. It is known leather because of the resemblance in exterior and consistency.
The above listed companies offer variety of dried fruits in Qatar.