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