The plum is the fruit of the plum. This tree requires a temperate climate and adapts quite well to weather conditions; causing cultivation in various world regions. Especially highlighting the United States, Chile, France, Argentina and Serbia as the largest products of this product.
Dried plums are plums that have undergone a dehydration process by means of sun drying or industrial type (generally in ovens). After this drying, they go through a selection and washing process and even stripping (removal of the bone) if the consumer so requires.
One of the most used varieties for this dehydration is the D’Agen variety due to its high level of sugar. However, in 2002, given the favorable climatic conditions and the rigorous traceability with permanent quality controls, in the lands of the French Lot-et-Garrone area and the bordering departments; believe that all plums from this geographical area are entitled to the name “Plum Raisin D ‘Agen”; not being able to use this denomination for any other plum not coming from that area.
The dried plum is one of the dehydrated fruits with the greatest antioxicant power. It is also very rich in potassium, fiber and fatty acids, being highly recommended in treatments against hypertension and constipation, causing intestinal regulation.