|A Sultana is a type of Raisin. They are generally lighter in colour and generally come from green grapes.|
Used in mince fruit, fruit cakes, cereals, bread products, desserts. Can be added to oatmeal, chutneys or any baked goods.
Sultanas and raisins are high in certain antioxidants, but have a lower vitamin C content than fresh grapes and are low in sodium.
Sultana's are not fattening despite their sugar content.
They may improve blood circulation.
They may be a good source of dietary Iron.
Sultana juice was once used in a fraud case where the perpetrators tried to pass it of as Chardonnay.
Most Sultanas come from the Thompson seedless grape. named after William Thompson, a viniculturalist in California USA. Sultanas are originally used to make wine.
The wife of a Sultan is known as a Sultana.
Country of origin.
Culpepers' Sultanas come from Turkey.