Plums from Skopelos
“Plums from Skopelos” are a fleshy, dark –colored, medium size fruit. They are sweet and a nutritious dried fruit. The fruit was originally grown in Damascus, the namesake of the fruit in Greek, “damaskino,”.
Plums were already known in the 1st century BC in Greece. The writers Dioscourides and Galinos and many others mention the fruit throughout the centuries. The “Plums of Skopelos” are mostly consumed as dried fruit.