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Ume Plum Jelly
Ume Plum Jelly made with fresh Kona grown plums.
The mume type of plum originated in China and was introduced to Japan about 2000 years ago. Mume was cultivated for ornamental use as well as for medicinal use. Recently consumption of ume liquor as well as many kinds of pickles, jams and drinks made from the mume have increased. Mume cultivars are classified into five groups as follows:Ko-ume (small fruit),Chuu-ume(medium fruit),Oo-ume (large fruit),Anzu-ume or Bungo-ume(apricot hybrid) and Sumomo-ume(plum hybrid).