Full of taste and functional properties
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.
Prune puree is made from prune plums and prune juice concentrate and could be used in several applications, such as baked goods, health bars, sauces and meat(analogues).
- Also available: diced prunes and prune puree
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Benefits of prune puree:
- Moisture binding properties
- Rich flavour (molasses)
- Fat replacement in baked goods
- Enhance existing flavours
- Improving texture & mouthfeel
- Imparting a colour like caramel