Dried fruit is a fruit that has been dried, either naturally or artificially by a machine, like an oven. Examples of dry fruits are grapes, plums and dates. Apples, apricots, bananas, cranberries, figs, mangoes, papayas, peaches, pineapples, pears and tomatoes are the other dried fruits.
Since the loss of water during dehydration, which can be up to seven of the eight parts, nuts are stronger, more intense flavor. But the drying process destroys most of the fruit vitamin C, so the dry version of the fruit is only a fraction of vitamin C, which is where the fruit, if it was fresh and good.