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Good for Your Health

Packed with goodness- from dietary fiber to antioxidants and more, California Dried Plums are a source of many important compounds.

About Dried Plums

California Dried Plums

California Dried Plums are not only tasty, versatile and nutritious, but they are an important part of California history and agriculture.

In The News

Emerging Animal Research Suggests Dried Plums Help Prevent Bone Loss in Those Exposed to Radiation

Sacramento, Calif. (February 11, 2016) —Exciting new animal research, published in Scientific Reports today, suggests that dried plums may help to prevent bone loss in those exposed to radiation, such as astronauts in space. This research is timely as a year-long space mission to help scientists better understand the effects of space on the human body is about to conclude in March

For Healthy Bones: Got Prunes? Onions ? Salmon? Walnuts?

Prunes, which are dried plums, are commonly associated with digestive health, but they “have a magical power in terms of bone,” says Shirin Hooshmand, a San Diego State University assistant professor whose extensive research in animals and humans shows that eating the fruit can reverse and prevent bone loss. According to her latest, yet-to-be-published study, all it takes is five or six medium prunes a day to get this bone-preserving effect.


The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announced a 2015 California dried plum crop estimate of 100,000 short tons.


CA Department of Food & Agriculture
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

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