Using the most modern agricultural techniques of the time we have produced two varieties of great Spanish tradition, getting some extra qualities recognized both for fresh fruit markets as for the production of jams.

Cultivated Varieties:

  • Claudia Tolosa
  • Claudia Reina

Nutritional Properties of Plum:

  • For its content of sorbitol it has a laxative effect and is a great cleaner of the stomach .
  • Especially rich in carotenoids, antioxidant that prevents cell aging and protects the organism against free radicals and cancer development.
  • Other nutrients in order of importance: vitamin C, vitamin E, fiber, potassium, vitamin B, vitamin B3, vitamin A, vitamin B2, magnesium, vitamin B6, iodine, iron, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, protein, vitamin B9, polyunsaturated fatty acids, selenium, fat, fatty acids, monounsaturated fatty acids, sodium and saturated fatty acids.

Origin and History:

His country of origin is uncertain, since it was cultivated in diverse places during Prehistory. The origin of the plum seems to go back to areas of the Caucasus, Anatolia (modern Turkey area) and Persia (now Iran). Through the writings of Greek and Roman historians is known that this fruit was treated as wild by the Caucasians but the Persians knew different varieties. The early varieties of plums were sour.

The Romans took them in 150 BC to Italy and from there they were distributed throughout all Europe. In Roman times were known over 300 different varieties of plums, and currently there are over 2000.