PRUNES, NO PITS - Kosher/Gluten Free

Prunes No Pits
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PRUNES, NO PITS - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

Prunes are dried plums. Prunes can be traced back to Roman times and for ages have been a popular northern European winter fruit since they could be stored for long periods with no ill effects. There are many varieties of plums but only those with the greatest flavor, sweetness, acid content and firmness are best suited for that use. The extra sugar and acid in the plums allow them to be dried without fermenting. Prunes have a bluish-black skin and a soft and flexible texture. Prunes can be eaten as is or used in both sweet and savory dishes. Plums are allowed to mature on the tree until fully ripe and then mechanically harvested. The Plums are then dried under strictly monitored conditions. Prunes are used in cooking both sweet and savory dishes.

Ingredient Statement:

Prunes, Potassium Sorbate.

Dried Prunes are pitted and contain no sulfites.

Dried Plum chocolate pavé, Danish pork tenderloin, walnut stuffed Prunes, apple and Prune tart and Prune pudding are just a few of the wholesome recipes you can make with our dried fruit. Dried Prunes are very adaptable. Use in baked goods, salads, and stuffing, trail mixes, hot cereals, muffins, scones, and homemade ice cream.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

There is no preparation needed for dried fruit. If used in baking, you may want to rehydrate. To rehydrate dried fruit, pour boiling water over the fruit and let sit covered for 5-10 minutes. Drain well before using.

Product Description

There are a number of varieties of plums but not all are used to make prunes; prunes are made from a firm fleshed plum that has higher natural sugar and acid content than most plums. The extra sugar and acid allow the plums to be dried without fermenting. Plums are allowed to mature on the tree until fully ripe. They are then mechanically harvested and dried for up to 24 hours under strictly monitored conditions. No sulfites.

Physical

Color: Deep purplish-black.

Flavor: Typical of prunes.

Size: Approximately 1-1½ inch in diameter.

Chemical

Moisture: Maximum 32%

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Prunes, Potassium Sorbate.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 4 prunes  (40g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars15 g  
Protein1 g  
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.