Whether fresh prepared or processed, maintaining food shelf life and eating quality is a never-ending challenge for food formulators. Time, temperature, oxygen, bacteria and other enemies of shelf life and food quality are constantly at work eroding the best efforts of R&D, production and quality assurance.

Prunes, powders, and juice concentrate provide a natural defence against these enemies of food shelf life. Prunes are naturally rich in fibre and high in sorbitol (as much as 25% sorbitol in dried plum powder) to bind and maintain moisture in meat and bakery products. Prunes’ acidic profile, particularly malic acid, along with an exceptionally high antioxidant content fend off the corrupting effects of bacteria and oxygen.

Dried Plums: Single Solution To Sandwich Shelf Life

15th November, 2007

Dried plums, powders, and juice concentrates provide a natural defence against the enemies of the principal components of sandwich shelf life-proteins, baked goods and sauces.

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