California Dried Fruit and Nuts
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
- Plum Good Plum Powder
- Prune Concentrate
Raw, Blanched, Dry Roasted, Honey Roasted, Granulated, Pieces
- Locally Grown:
- Other Nuts:
- Macadamia Nuts
- Filberts / Hazelnuts
- Sunflower Kernels
- Mixed Nuts
Nutritional FAQsprev next
There are four types of peanuts grown in the USA - Runner, Virginia, Spanish and Valencia.
Prunes are a favorite ingredient by chefs and are often used in pork dishes.
Almonds are the seed of the fruit from the almond tree.
Raisins are fat free and cholesterol free.
Many fruits need little preparation to become a healthy part of a meal or snack.
Eating five servings of fruit and vegetables each day is a good way to stay healthy and strong.
Raisins are good source of fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, and certain B vitamins.
Prunes are actually dried plums. All prunes are plums, but not all plums are prunes.
Polyphenolic antioxidants are found in high concentrations in dried fruits.
Almonds are related to apricots, cherries, peaches and plums.
Prunes are loaded with Vitamin A, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Dietary Fiber.
Did you know that all nuts are cholesterol free?
Dried fruits are just as nutritious as fresh fruit and they are easier to carry with you.
Nuts provide a convenient way to get more "better-for-you" fats into your diet.
Since Roman Times, Polyphenolic antioxidants are believed to promote good health.
In Ancient Rome, raisins were used as rewards in athletic competitions and also as a medical cure-all.
Fruit can be added to a tossed salad to add a different flavor and a boost of extra vitamins and nutrients.
Four pounds of fresh grapes yield one pound of raisins.
A high-fiber diet including prunes and nuts are believed to reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Raisins are dried
Peanuts and certain tree nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, walnuts and pecans can provide heart health benefits.
Dietary fiber, found in plant foods (fruit, vegetables and whole grains), is essential for maintaining a healthy digestive system.
Prunes have more antioxidants than blueberries.
The average American consumes more than six pounds of peanuts and peanut butter products each year.
The peanut is not a nut, but a legume (related to beans and lentils).