Why are raisins brown?

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Raisins are brown because they are grapes that have been dried out in the sun. Usually, the "brown raisins" start out as purple grapes. The white ones turn a bit lighter brown, not the dark brown as most of us are accustomed to from SunMaid and such, so they start out purple. And then, the sun's rays heat and dry out the grapes, and they shrivel up, creating that pruny finish - like how your fingers are after they've been in water for a large amount of time. Just like our skin, grapes shrivel up when they dry out. Also, just like our skin, it loses it's color as it dries out. The vibrant purple grape is changed into a dark brown, shriveled up grape - thus creating a raisin! IN SUM: The sun's "heating/drying the grapes" process discolors the grapes.
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What are raisins?

Answer . Raisins are the dried fruit dirivative of certain types of grape, as opposed to currants which come from types of grapes different from those used to make raisins;

Where did raisins originate?

Raisins are dried up grapes.

What is raisin?

A raisin is a dried grape.

Why do raisin brand raisins float?

They are drier than most raisins you purchase in the store.

Why are raisins called raisins?

Rasins are called rasins because they are okay. Jokin! In Canada the word 'rasin' means dried large dark grape.
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What is the raisin capital?

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How many raisins are there in raisin bran?

it depends I would say about 5009 because there are always different amounts of raisins in raisin bran. There if no exact number because if you count them in one box there is
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Does raisin bran contain brown pape?

No - at least not in the Kirkland's Signature Post Premium Raisin Bran from Costco. If you're allergic to brown pape, I don't think raisin bran will trouble you. But, if you a