Japanese Apricot


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Japanese Apricot

 

(Armeniaca mume), a low tree or, sometimes, a shrub of the genus Armeniaca. Its beautiful flowers remain in bloom for a long time. The edible fruits are generally processed. The Japanese apricot is cultivated in China and Japan.

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Twentyseven contributors were involved in creating this large text and their 16 chapters are entitled; Overview and trends in the fruit juice processing industry; Physicochemical principles for the concentration and freezing of fruit juices; physical and rheological properties of fruit juices; Processing of natural citrus oils and flavours; Orange and tangerine juices; Grapefruit juice; Lemon and lime juices; Apple juice; Grape juice; Passion fruit, papaya and guava juices; Pineapple juice; Berry fruit juices; Cranberry juice; Nectars, pulpy juices and fruit juice blends; Oriental fruit juices - carambola, Japanese apricot (Mei), lychee; and Mango juice.
Roughly half of the ume, or Japanese apricot, which are processed into umeboshi, are produced overseas.
The result is a wine not so sweet as to provoke a toothache yet graced with the flavors of Japanese apricots.
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