Plum-national brand of Serbia

Plums are consider Prunes - National brand of Serbia Plums are considered one of Serbia’s most traditional fruits. The fact that there are about 42,5 million plum trees in Serbia is the best single indicator of how popular plums are. Not only are there many plums trees in Serbia, but every tree yields approximately 20 kilograms. In overall terms, more than 600 thousand tons of plums were produced in Serbia in 2014. There are nine basic types of plums grown in Serbia: Stanley, Madžarka, Požegača, Čačak Beauty, Čačak Best, Čačak Rich, Dženarika, Ringlov and Trnovača. Most of the plums grown are of the Stanley type, which is understandable considering that this particular type of plum is suitable for both fresh consumption and processing. However, locally developed varieties from the Čačak range are also very popular. These plum types, which are named after the city of Čačak, are well known beyond the borders of Serbia and grown in other parts of the world.

branch with plums
plums in basket
plum in orchard

BENEFITS OF PRUNES

  • Helps Digestion
  • Controls the urge
  • Aids normal body functions
  • Provides a good source of iron
  • Build bones and muscles
  • Reduces Plaque Buildup
  • Regulates Food Intake
Nutrition facts for prunes
Serving Size: 10 prunes
Amount per serving
Calories: 200
Total fat: 0.3 g
Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0g
Sodium: 2 mg
Carbohydrate: 53.7 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Sugars: 32 g
Protein: 1.8 g
Vitamin A: 13%
Vitamin C: 1%
Calcium: 4%
Iron: 4%
Potassium: 732 mg
Boron: 3 mg
Magnesium: 41 mg
Vitamin K: 59.5 mdg