Three medium-sized fresh apricots are an excellent source of vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C.
How to Store
Store a firm apricot at room temperature until it yields to gentle pressure. Store ripe fruit in plastic bag in the refrigerator crisper or drawer away from vegetables, for up to two days.
How to Select
Look for well-colored, plump apricots with a fairly firm texture. Avoid fruit with blemishes, soft or mushy spots or that appear pale yellow or greenish yellow in color.