Plums are a wonderful fruit for preserving because they lend themselves to such a wide variety of methods: bottling, brandied, jam, dried, fruit leather, pickled, chutney, frozen, or plum wine. Fruit preserving will always cause some loss of nutrient but, depending on the method used, it may still have a higher nutrient content than raw, as raw fruit rapidly loses nutrients after it is picked and is exposed to air.

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