In our farm in Alba the plums grow in our orchards are harvested at the right point of ripeness and processed within few hours. They are cooked by adding only a small amount of fructose.
The method used is the classic method used since ancient times for the preservation of fruit. The fruit, after being carefully washed and clean, is simply cooked in a pot with the addition of fructose.
We get a product that enhances the flavor of the fruit and the artisan characteristics that only our mothers can match.
For the production of 100 grams of jam we use 255 grams of juicy plums.
Name of product: Plum compote
Category: Extra jam without sugar
Net weight: 345 g.
Ingredients: Plums, fructose
Variety: Plums (Prunus domestica)
ay of cultivation: organic certified
Period of harvest: end August
Way of picking: by hand
The Plums (Prunus domestica) are the fruit of a tree belonging to the family Rosaceae, subfamily Prunoideae, is a plant native to Europe.
The moderately sized tree reaches up to 4/5 meters. Blooms in spring with 1 or 2 flowers per bud with a white flowers. It ‘a plant that, due to late flowering stand very well the severity of winter temperatures. The leaves are simple, elliptic, toothed at the margin.
The fruits are oval purplish, and covered with a substance called bloom.
The core is elongated and pointed.
Way of production
All the production process is done manually according to the old country tradition of home production. The fruit in copious quantities in the summer was turned into a jam before being consumed in the winter.
The method used is the classic method used since ancient times for the preservation of fruit. The fruit after being thoroughly cleaned and washed are simply cooked in a pot with the addition of a little bit of fructose.