Sultanas are "dipped". This means that you spray them with a solution of potash and olive oil so that the outer skin of the fruit loosens and the inner, fine skin becomes permeable to water. The berry dries within three to five days and retains its light color.
• Fruit shape: oval
• Fruit type: semi-dry
• Fruit color: white
• Consumption level: rotab, tamar
• Harvest time: September
• Storage conditions: store dry and cool
Sultanas are a type of raisin made from the Sultana grape (Thompson Seedless), which is white, thin-skinned, particularly sweet and seedless. These are also the properties of sultanas by which you can recognize them.