Realm: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Team: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Prunoideae
Species: Prunus
It is a tree whose homeland is Southwest Asia, Europe and China and the hard-core fruits of this tree.
Plum, which is a fruit grown in every region of our country, has the highest agricultural production in the Mediterranean Region. Mersin, Hatay, Adana, Bursa and Antalya are the provinces where the most plums are produced.
Plum is a natural laxative drug that contributes to the better functioning of the intestines and is recommended for people suffering from constipation.
The dried prunes obtained by drying the fruit contain a significant amount of vitamin K, B vitamins and dietary fiber, which is a very beneficial snack in terms of health.

In our country, plums are generally considered as fresh table. Depending on the type of plum, which can be sweet, tart or sour, can be consumed directly at home as fresh as marmalade, jam, compote is used in the production of foods such as.

100 grams Nutritional value of plum;
Energy: 46 kcal
Carbohydrate: 11.42 g
Protein: 0,70 g
Oil: 0.28
Dietary Fiber: 1,40 gr

100 grams of dried plum nutritional value;
Energy: 240 kcal
Carbohydrate: 63.88 g
Protein: 2,18 g
Fat: 0,38 g
Dietary Fiber: 7,10 gr