Chilean prunes stands out for its color, flavor and rich contribution to health. Some of its nutritional benefits include:

  • Big energy contribution.
  • High content of antioxidants (more than 20 compounds), vitamins and minerals.
  • Its fiber content promotes gastric motility, promoting gastrointestinal health, the fibers also "sweep" with cholesterol promoting good cardiovascular health.
  • They contain a substance that inhibits the growth of bacteria in the mouth, especially those that cause periodontitis or gingivitis and caries. The sweetness of the plum comes from glucose and fructose, they do not contain sucrose which is the sugar that damages teeth by interacting with oral bacteria.
  • Low glycemic index and a very high level of antioxidants, so they do not destabilize the level of sugar in the blood and fight aging.
  • Avoid loss of bone mass and reverse the progression of osteoporosis.

Year-round availability

Prunes are available all year round. The harvest is in February and then moved on to the drying and tendering process.

Plum grows in a privileged environment in Chile, a country that is considered a phytosanitary island as it has natural barriers such as the Atacama Desert, the Andes Mountains, the Pacific Ocean and Antarctica, which protect agriculture from pests and external diseases.

The country has about 14,000 hectares planted plums for dehydrated and produces about 75,000 tons per year.

Planting area

The plantation area runs from Valparaiso to Maule, which has an exceptional Mediterranean climate and unique geographical, climatic and soil conditions. This allows you to have a top quality food in size, color, aroma and flavor.