Sunsweet commemorates 100 year anniversary with 100 Year Recipe Contest

Cilantro's Sugar Cookie Prune Custard Tart took 1st place in the "Sweet" category.
 
On June 17, Sunsweet held a 100 Year Anniversary at the 2017 Summer Stroll in Yuba City, California. During the event, the world's largest and most famous brand of dried tree fruits invited local restaurants to create new recipes featuring its Amaz!n Prunes product.

Nearly a dozen recipes were featured, including savory and sweet recipes, with two local establishments receiving top honors.

Yuba City’s Sopa Thai Cuisine's Pineapple Prune Shrimp Fried Rice was the winner of the “Savory” category. Cilantro's Sugar Cookie Prune Custard Tart was the winner of the “Sweet” category.

Some of the other recipes highlighted include:

  • Stephens Farmhouse -- Big Oatmeal Cookie
  • Linda's Soda Bar – Amaz!n Orange Scones
  • Sawyer's Sweet Spot -- Plum Almond Ice Cream
  • Cilantro's -- Baby Back Ribs
  • The Happy Viking -- Plum Diddlyumptious Wings
  • Sawyer's Sweet Spot – Chocolate Covered Prune Caramel Pecans

“The Sunsweet family is always thankful for community members who gather to support Sunsweet in the Yuba-Sutter area, the location of our international headquarters,” said Jeff McLemore, Vice President of North America Marketing for Sunsweet. “Thank you to everyone who helped celebrate 100 years of delicious prune making and congratulations to all the outstanding chefs for their inspired prune focused dishes.”