Uriuk

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Uriuk

 

dried whole unpitted apricots. The fruits are sometimes fumigated with sulfur. Only whole, healthy, unspoiled fruits are used for uriuk. Sulfur-treated fruits range in color from light orange to reddish brown, and unsulfured fruits range from light brown to dark brown. Uriuk has a moisture content of 16–18 percent. The content of SO2 in sulfur-treated uriuk should not exceed 0.01 percent. Uriuk retains 20 percent of the mass of the fresh fruit.

M. V. ANTONOV

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