SOURCE: Sunsweet


November 29, 2011 09:05 ET

Make Snacks and Recipes AMAZIN With New Sunsweet Plum Amazins

Fewer Calories, Less Sugar, More Fiber, Lower Glycemic Index Than Raisins and Dried Cranberries... Introducing New Plum Amazins™ From Sunsweet

YUBA CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2011) - Looking to make that favorite snack or recipe amazing? Well, move over high sugar dried cranberries and raisins, there is a new alternative in town and it is simply Amazin'! Introducing new Sunsweet Plum Amazins -- diced dried plums that are a smarter, healthier and more delicious ingredient addition to your favorite recipe. Or, simply enjoy them as a tasty snack!

Plum Amazins' impressive advantages over raisins and dried cranberries:

  • 50% More Fiber
  • 49% Less Sugar
  • 53% Lower Glycemic Index
  • 19% Fewer Calories
  • Whole Fruit Antioxidants
  • 100% Fruit, No added sugar and No preservatives

Plum Amazins naturally reduce the need for sugar, fat and even salt in many recipes. Plum Amazins add a subtle, real fruit flavor that actually enhances and balances your favorite recipes ranging from sweet to savory. Amazins' enhancing attributes are naturally occurring and reduce the need for sugar, fat and even salt in many recipes; while adding natural sweetness and a variety of important nutrition. Plum Amazins are available in a unique, easy-to-pour nine ounce canister, which retails at $2.49 in the dried fruit or produce sections at major retailers.

Plum Amazins create a whole new ingredient option for cooking and baking. "Dried Plums have always been difficult to dice for cooking, so we've done the work for you; dicing the plums so they're ready to add to any meal or recipe," says Steve Harris, VP Marketing at Sunsweet. "With Plum Amazins, the best part is they're nutritionally better for you as compared to raisins and dried cranberries while delivering great taste. We're very excited to offer this convenient, healthier alternative to our consumers."

Amazin' Recipes
Add Plum Amazins to your next grocery shopping list as the perfect versatile pantry staple -- already diced and ready to add to your favorite cookies, cakes and treats as a delicious and nutritious flavor enhancement. It will make your recipes simply 'better.' Looking for some new recipe ideas with Plum Amazins? Check out our website ( for more than twenty new recipes featuring easy, flavorful uses, including Double Chocolate Plum Amazin Cookies, Dried Plum and Rosemary Focaccia, and Sweet and Savory Pork with Plum Amazins. Do you have an amazing recipe to share with us? Submit your ideas to our Facebook page at Facebook/Sunsweet.

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