The flavor of prunes can be described as non-characterizing. That is, prunes do not impart a flavor but rather enhance and round out other food flavors in a recipe or formulation. 

This makes prunes the perfect ingredient for complete flavor systems whether sweet or savory sauces, marinades or rubs. Available as whole prunes, paste, purees, powders and juice concentrates, prunes can be used in off-the-shelf or from-scratch sauces, marinades and rubs.

Dried Plum Rubs, Marinades and Sauces Achieve Deeper Flavor, Added Moisture, Extended Shelf Life…Naturally

Dried plum purees, juice concentrates and particularly powders are an effective addition to marinades, sauces and rubs for a noticeable improvement in flavor, moisture and shelf life.

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