California Dried Fruit
Stapleton-Spence is a family-run business, producing quality locally grown products which are packed or bottled, private labeled, and distributed at competitive prices - since 1951. Stapleton's is known as the largest packer of private label canned prunes in the Foodservice industry, preserving prunes with heat and not chemical preservatives.
Foodservice, industrial, institutional, and retail sizes are available.
Stapleton's Dried Fruit Specialties
- Whole Prunes (Dried Plums)
- Bulk A-Pitted Prunes
- Juices: Prune, Pineapple, Cranberry
- Fresh Plum Puree
- Prune Concentrate
Nutritional FAQsprev next
Prunes are actually dried plums. All prunes are plums, but not all plums are prunes.
Since Roman Times, Polyphenolic antioxidants are believed to promote good health.
Dried fruits are just as nutritious as fresh fruit and they are easier to carry with you.
Prunes are loaded with Vitamin A, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Dietary Fiber.
Dietary fiber, found in plant foods (fruit, vegetables and whole grains), is essential for maintaining a healthy digestive system.
Raisins are good source of fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, and certain B vitamins.
Fruit can be added to a tossed salad to add a different flavor and a boost of extra vitamins and nutrients.
Prunes are a favorite ingredient by chefs and are often used in pork dishes.
Raisins are fat free and cholesterol free.
Eating five servings of fruit and vegetables each day is a good way to stay healthy and strong.
Many fruits need little preparation to become a healthy part of a meal or snack.
Raisins are dried
A high-fiber diet including prunes is believed to reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Polyphenolic antioxidants are found in high concentrations in dried fruits.
Four pounds of fresh grapes yield one pound of raisins.
Prunes have more antioxidants than blueberries.
In Ancient Rome, raisins were used as rewards in athletic competitions and also as a medical cure-all.