Plum, also known as northern plum or Chinese plum is a small deciduous fruit tree native to northern Vietnam and China. The plum is a stone fruit, small in size, with a smooth ruby red thin rind when ripe. Inside, the flesh is dark yellow, orange, or red, has a crunchy texture and a sweet taste with a sour note.

Prunus salicina
China, East Europe
<25mm/ piece; 25-30 pieces/kg
3kg-5kg/carton box,...
How to eat

In addition to eating fresh like other fruits, plums are also processed into many products such as: plum jam, plum wine, dried plums, syrup... to meet the increasing needs and tastes of consumers.

Health benefit

Whether fresh or dried, plums are rich in nutrients. In addition to their rich fiber and antioxidant content, plums also provide a variety of vitamins and minerals, including 30 calories, 8g carbs, 7g sugar, 5% RDI vitamin A (RDI: recommended intake). recommended daily allowance), 10% RDI vitamin C, 5% RDI vitamin K. Along with some essential minerals like potassium, copper, manganese, phosphorus, and magnesium.

A type of polyphenol in plums, called anthocyanins is believed to be the most active and effective antioxidant. They have a powerful effect in stopping the growth of cancer cells. Also, the fruit can improve levels of adiponectin – a hormone that plays a role in regulating blood sugar. Thanks to the anti-inflammatory properties of antioxidant compounds, plums are believed to have many positive effects on bone. Besides, thanks to the rich content of fiber, potassium, and antioxidants from this fruit can also reduce the level of bad cholesterol (LDL cholesterol), and at the same time increase good cholesterol (HDL cholesterol) in the body. thereby protecting heart health.

Export Overview

Despite being a staple fruit in Vietnamese culture and is a favored fruit by the domestic market, Vietnamese plums have not yet found a strong foothold in the international market. The fruit wasn’t considered a key exported agriculture product. 


However, in recent years, with the efforts of the government in promoting the value and effectively implementing a connection to overseas markets, Vietnamese plum has found its way to countries and regions such as Hongkong, UAE, Singapore, Norway,... Since then Vietnamese plum has gained positive feedback and more demands from the international consumer, raising the fruit’s production and economic value.


Plum is one of FOSACHA’s main exported agricultural products. FOSACHA works closely with our farms throughout the production process, from planting, harvesting to sorting, grading the top quality of plums for any potential importers from international markets. Inheriting long-term farming experience, combined with modern planting techniques, adhering to VietGAP and GlobalGAP standards, our product still retains its traditional flavor while ensuring quality standards for food safety.

Moreover, FOSACHA provides a solution to all the challenges of establishing a traceability system with unlimited information. The information that has been updated on the system cannot be changed, suitable for product traceability. Thereby the importers will not worry about the product’s origin.

If you are interested in high quality, VietGAP, GlobalGAP compliant plum from Vietnam, please contact us for further discussion

Storage advice

 Stored in a cool, dry place at 6 to 8°C (Fresh) and at -20 ±2°C (Frozen)