Golden raisins are produced by harvesting green seedless grapes and mechanically drying them in the presence of sulfur dioxide for color retention. These golden raisins undergo various mechanical stem and foreign material removal processing, water-washing and rinsing, optical sorting and additional visual inspection.
Raisins can lower your risk of heart disease by reducing blood pressure and blood sugar. The fiber in raisins works to lower your LDL (bad) cholesterol, which reduces strain on your heart. Raisins are also a good source of potassium.