Applications

Meet Nature’s Richest Fruit

Packed with sorbitol, fiber, antioxidants, and desirable acids, our ingredients can:

<p>Sunsweet Ingredients can be applied to a range of foods, from sausages and marinades to cookies, granola bars, and sauces. </p>

Applications

Meet Nature’s Richest Fruit

Packed with sorbitol, fiber, antioxidants, and desirable acids, our ingredients can:

Sunsweet Ingredients can be applied to a range of foods, from sausages and marinades to cookies, granola bars, and sauces. 

Bakery / Bars

Our ingredients are more than inclusions

They perform behind-the-scenes roles as flavor enhancers and texture improvers in a range of baked goods. Prune Juice Concentrate, Dried Plum Puree, or Fresh Plum Concentrate can help smooth out the flavor of whole-grain flours while amplifying sweetness. In gluten-free formulas, Dried Plum Powder boosts color while Dried Plum Puree adds moisture. Our ingredients are also high in antioxidant phenolic compounds, which make them excellent flavor stabilizers.

Use these ingredients to:

  • Enhance flavor
  • Increase shelf life
  • Decrease fat
  • Enhance browning
  • Lower bake time
  • Add moisture

Bakery / Bars

Our ingredients are more than inclusions

They perform behind-the-scenes roles as flavor enhancers and texture improvers in a range of baked goods. Prune Juice Concentrate, Dried Plum Puree, or Fresh Plum Concentrate can help smooth out the flavor of whole-grain flours while amplifying sweetness. In gluten-free formulas, Dried Plum Powder boosts color while Dried Plum Puree adds moisture. Our ingredients are also high in antioxidant phenolic compounds, which make them excellent flavor stabilizers.

Use these ingredients to:

  • Enhance flavor
  • Increase shelf life
  • Decrease fat
  • Enhance browning
  • Lower bake time
  • Add moisture

Bakery / Bars

Our ingredients are more than inclusions

They perform behind-the-scenes roles as flavor enhancers and texture improvers in a range of baked goods. Prune Juice Concentrate, Dried Plum Puree, or Fresh Plum Concentrate can help smooth out the flavor of whole-grain flours while amplifying sweetness. In gluten-free formulas, Dried Plum Powder boosts color while Dried Plum Puree adds moisture. Our ingredients are also high in antioxidant phenolic compounds, which make them excellent flavor stabilizers.

Use these ingredients to:

  • Enhance flavor
  • Increase shelf life
  • Decrease fat
  • Enhance browning
  • Lower bake time
  • Add moisture

Meat / Poultry

We are committed to clean labels

With subtle caramel flavor and rounded acidity, Fresh Plum Concentrate, Dried Plum Puree, and Dried Plum Powder enhance taste, reduce warmed over flavor, and take the place of caramel coloring in meat and poultry products. In university studies, Fresh Plum Concentrate has also been shown to work in place of phosphates for moisture binding. Use these ingredients to:

  • Enhance existing natural flavors, allowing for lower salt and sugar levels
  • Bind moisture in whole muscle cuts
  • Enhance browning naturally (and eliminate caramel coloring)
  • Reduce warmed-over flavors
  • Increase display life of raw protein
  • Draw out the flavors of herbs and spices

Meat / Poultry

We are committed to clean labels

With subtle caramel flavor and rounded acidity, Fresh Plum Concentrate, Dried Plum Puree, and Dried Plum Powder enhance taste, reduce warmed over flavor, and take the place of caramel coloring in meat and poultry products. In university studies, Fresh Plum Concentrate has also been shown to work in place of phosphates for moisture binding. Use these ingredients to:

  • Enhance existing natural flavors, allowing for lower salt and sugar levels
  • Bind moisture in whole muscle cuts
  • Enhance browning naturally (and eliminate caramel coloring)
  • Reduce warmed-over flavors
  • Increase display life of raw protein
  • Draw out the flavors of herbs and spices

Meat / Poultry

We are committed to clean labels

With subtle caramel flavor and rounded acidity, Fresh Plum Concentrate, Dried Plum Puree, and Dried Plum Powder enhance taste, reduce warmed over flavor, and take the place of caramel coloring in meat and poultry products. In university studies, Fresh Plum Concentrate has also been shown to work in place of phosphates for moisture binding. Use these ingredients to:

  • Enhance existing natural flavors, allowing for lower salt and sugar levels
  • Bind moisture in whole muscle cuts
  • Enhance browning naturally (and eliminate caramel coloring)
  • Reduce warmed-over flavors
  • Increase display life of raw protein
  • Draw out the flavors of herbs and spices

Sauces

Creating a new sauce is more an art than a science

It’s all about striking the right balance. No  matter what, all of Sunsweet Ingredients enhance flavor with less sugar and salt. This means better, healthier sauces.

Use our ingredients to:

  • Enhance existing natural flavors, allowing for lower salt and sugar levels
  • Enhance browning naturally (and eliminate caramel coloring)
  • Improve yield
  • Smooth out off-flavors (such as the metallic flavor of canned tomatoes)
  • Drive down pH and eliminate the need for citric acid
  • Draw out the flavors of herbs and spices

 

    Sauces

    Creating a new sauce is more an art than a science

    It’s all about striking the right balance. No  matter what, all of Sunsweet Ingredients enhance flavor with less sugar and salt. This means better, healthier sauces.

    Use our ingredients to:

    • Enhance existing natural flavors, allowing for lower salt and sugar levels
    • Enhance browning naturally (and eliminate caramel coloring)
    • Improve yield
    • Smooth out off-flavors (such as the metallic flavor of canned tomatoes)
    • Drive down pH and eliminate the need for citric acid
    • Draw out the flavors of herbs and spices

     

      Sauces

      Creating a new sauce is more an art than a science

      It’s all about striking the right balance. No  matter what, all of Sunsweet Ingredients enhance flavor with less sugar and salt. This means better, healthier sauces.

      Use our ingredients to:

      • Enhance existing natural flavors, allowing for lower salt and sugar levels
      • Enhance browning naturally (and eliminate caramel coloring)
      • Improve yield
      • Smooth out off-flavors (such as the metallic flavor of canned tomatoes)
      • Drive down pH and eliminate the need for citric acid
      • Draw out the flavors of herbs and spices

       

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        Culinary

        Create dishes that you can’t wait to eat

        It’s no secret that prune plums pair well with savory braises, spices, and chocolate. Chefs braise dried plums with duck and serve spiced dried plums with country pâté, add them to lamb tagine, or soak them in brandy or dip them in chocolate.

        Our ingredients allow you to leverage plum’s richness even further. Using our concentrates, purees, dices, or powder, you can get creative, finding new ways to draw out flavor.

        Use these ingredients to:

        • Blend with spices
        • Glaze proteins or vegetables
        • Add richness
        • Lower sugar and salt
        • Enhance browning

          Culinary

          Create dishes that you can’t wait to eat

          It’s no secret that prune plums pair well with savory braises, spices, and chocolate. Chefs braise dried plums with duck and serve spiced dried plums with country pâté, add them to lamb tagine, or soak them in brandy or dip them in chocolate.

          Our ingredients allow you to leverage plum’s richness even further. Using our concentrates, purees, dices, or powder, you can get creative, finding new ways to draw out flavor.

          Use these ingredients to:

          • Blend with spices
          • Glaze proteins or vegetables
          • Add richness
          • Lower sugar and salt
          • Enhance browning

            Culinary

            Create dishes that you can’t wait to eat

            It’s no secret that prune plums pair well with savory braises, spices, and chocolate. Chefs braise dried plums with duck and serve spiced dried plums with country pâté, add them to lamb tagine, or soak them in brandy or dip them in chocolate.

            Our ingredients allow you to leverage plum’s richness even further. Using our concentrates, purees, dices, or powder, you can get creative, finding new ways to draw out flavor.

            Use these ingredients to:

            • Blend with spices
            • Glaze proteins or vegetables
            • Add richness
            • Lower sugar and salt
            • Enhance browning

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