To obtain a quality product, fresh prunes are used with large, fleshy, dark-colored fruits of the Stanley variety, without mechanical damage, stains and duplicates, cleaned of stalks and leaves. The plums are dried to obtain a dried fruit with the following qualities:
Their appearance is fleshy and the fruits are approximately the same size, with a thin skin, whole, shiny.
The outer color is evenly black, the flesh: golden yellow to light brown.
The taste is sweet to sweet and sour, a pronounced smell of prunes, without side taste and odor.
You can use prunes in various pastries, such as packaged snacks, in mixes with various fruits, in chocolates, yogurts, in energy desserts, in cakes, breads, ready-to-eat breakfast foods, muesli, salads, sauces and more.
Plums are a rich source of: Vitamin A, dietary fiber, potassium and honey. Dried plums are low in fat, sodium and cholesterol.
Maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function.
In men, eating foods high in potassium, as well as foods rich in magnesium and fiber, significantly reduces the risk of heart attack.
Potassium can counteract the increase in urinary calcium loss caused by foods high in salt and therefore, from here, also prevents faster thinning of bones.
Soluble fiber in plums normalizes blood sugar levels.
Soluble fiber in plums also increases insulin sensitivity and may therefore play a supporting role in the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes.
The soluble fiber in plums helps to get a feeling of satiety after eating, reducing the amount of food that remains in the stomach. Thus, plums can help prevent overeating and weight gain.
Plums are well known for their ability to prevent constipation, reduce the risk of colon cancer and hemorrhoids.
Insoluble fiber in plums helps lower cholesterol.
Eating foods high in fiber, such as plums, helps fight heart disease and cardiovascular disease.
Increase iron absorption.
Prunes are naturally sweet. Therefore, they can be a tasty substitute and a healthy way to satisfy the need for swets.