Plums are originally from Damascus and were introduced to France after an invasion during the 15th century. Sailors ate them regularly to prevent scurvy. Plum trees were brought to the New World during the 19th century.
Prunes make for an excellent snack. They can also be incorporated into your sauces, tagines, cakes, yogourts and so much more!
Looking for more inspiration? Try making these delicious date and prune bars.
Can be preserved in a cool, dry cupboard protected from light and humidity for up to 12 months.
A clinical study conducted at Florida State University (FSU) and published in Aging Research Review suggests that dried plums may be able to help reverse osteoporosis in post-menopausal women.