FULL OF TASTE AND FIBRES

This healthy and versatile fruit provides great taste, colour and many health benefits. 

Sunsweet is the world’s largest and most famous brand of dried tree fruits including prunes, apricots and mangos. Sunsweet Growers Inc. is a grower-owned cooperative and represents more than 25% of the prune market worldwide. They process nearly 60,000 tons of famous Sunsweet Prunes a year!

Founded in 1917 as the California Prune and Apricot Growers Association, its cooperative served as a marketing group to offer the crops to the public under the brand name “Sunsweet”. Today, Sunsweet processes and markets the dried fruit production of nearly 250 grower-members with orchards throughout California’s central valley.

Prunes contains a rich blend of fibres, sugars, acids and antioxidants. With this versatile ingredient you can improve a variety of foods while also minimizing sugar, salt, fats and artificial ingredients.

Diced prunes, made from Sunsweet special process pitted prunes, have a soft texture and a slightly caramelized fruity flavour. This product provides the desired sweetness while improving the glycaemic index in the final product when compared to certain dried fruit.

Variants

Our prunes are available in the following variants:

  • With or without pit
  • Whole or in pieces
  • Glycerated
  • Also available: prune concentrate and -puree

 

Bridge to Better Food

Benefits of diced prunes:

  • Enhancing other flavours
  • Soft texture
  • Slightly caramelized fruity flavour
  • Providing desired sweetness with a low glycaemic index
  • Source of fibres and low in fat
  • Allergen and gluten free
  • Long shelf life

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