[NAFEX] Fwd: Pitless Plums Studied
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Wed Apr 22 10:23:50 EDT 2009
That was one of Burbank's goals - pitless prunes. Growers didn't like
it because in those days they got paid by weight and a prune without a
pit weighed less.
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On Apr 22, 2009, at 7:18 AM, Melissa Kacalanos wrote:
I emailed one of the researchers to ask about this, (Isn't the internet
great?) and he said that pit removal is a big expense for food
processors, I guess the ones who make pitted prunes in this case.
That's where the market would be for these plums. How often do you see
fresh prune plums for sale anyway?
I don't hear anyone complaining about seedless bananas.
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