Release time： 2014/8/29
In China's ancient books, records a lot about honey marinated fruit. These records are all of the fruit boiled in honey and concentrated to remove large amounts of water, in order to long-term preservation, so called "honey fried", later evolved into "preserves." Later useful sugar instead of honey.
Beijing's many varieties of preserved fruits, preserved and candied distinction, according to the habit in Beijing, the low moisture content is not known with preserved fruit juice. Because of the above is the raw material processed preserved, candied and dried from its color brown, golden yellow or amber, bright and transparent, the surface is dry, slightly sticky, moisture content below 20%. This fruit products, also known as the "North preserved" or "North Honey" is the meaning of the North in the form of preserved fruits. The melon pieces, sugar water chestnuts, sugar lotus root, ginger, sugar and other surfaces with a layer of powdery white icing hanging called the icing preserved fruit, also known as "South preserved" or "South honey" is from Fujian, Guangdong, Shanghai and other southern preserved fruits meaning, its crisp texture, sugar content and more. Candied honey or sugar is cooked through without drying process fruit products, surface moist soft, moisture content above 30%, generally dipped in syrup, as preserves Begonia, candied hawthorn, etc., but in recent years, this product is only some homegrown store front shop production, because it is not easy to store and transport.
Preserved fruits in sugar content up to more than 35%, while the conversion of sugar content can be about 10% of the total amount of sugar, from a nutritional point of view, it is easy to be absorbed by the people. In addition, it also contains fruit acids, minerals and vitamin C, can be seen, preserved fruits are high nutritional value of food.