Delicious and juicy plums are sweet and tart and just the perfect treat to satisfy a sweet tooth. But although they taste delicious, they are also really good for you!


  • Plums rank among the top 10 fresh fruits with the most antioxidant potential.
  • Plums and prunes are known for their laxative effect.
  • Plums can be as large as a baseball or a small as a cherry.
  • A plum tree usually grows 10 to 20 feet in height and develops the crown of the same dimensions.
We have another surprise for you. Did you realize that prunes are the dried version of plums? Yes, they are! And as with other dried fruits, they are available year-round. Although plums are known to be best through May through September.

Sunsweet® Growers Inc. is the world's largest handler of dried fruits – including prunes, apricots, mangoes, and more. They’re a grower-owned cooperative representing more than one-third of the prune market worldwide and process nearly 70,000 tons of prunes a year!

Their Yuba City, California headquarters is also home to the world's largest dried fruit processing plant, with the highest product quality standards anywhere!

Each day, an average of 40,000 cases of Sunsweet® products are sealed and marked for worldwide distribution. Seems like everyone loves prunes, and we do, too!

Plum Health Benefits:

Plums are a low-calorie powerfood that won’t spike your blood sugar levels! Here are just a few of their health benefits!
  • Great for relieving constipation and digestive problems
  • Protects your heart
  • Protect against cancer and cell damage
  • Prevent diabetes
  • Improves bone health
  • Low in calories
  • Plums destroy breast cancer cells
  • Improves brain memory
Check out some of Sunsweet's® delicious recipes! And, check out the recipe that we made with prunes! When we added it to our holiday stuffing, it helped create a moistness that made our dressing extra delicious. Check out our Sausage, Apple, & Sunsweet Dried Cherry & Prune Stuffing and see it for yourself!


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