Over 30 plum varieties will make up the biggest plum harvest for many years and is better celebrated at the Pershore Plum Festival (running from 27th July through to the end of August) in Worcestershire. For the month Pershore turns purple as a tribute to the plums named after the historic market town.
Plum products abound among the town’s retailers from plum soaps, sweets, pizzas, sausages, pies, cocktails, beer, jam, chutney, cakes, Wellington boots, plum baked ham, burgers and pate. An average plus is 50-70g and worth about 5g of carbs and 20 cals, negligible fat and are low GI so good for a diabetic diet.
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