Umeboshi plums have been used for centuries in Asia, specifically Japan, China, and Korea. With notes of floral golden-ripe Japanese plums and apricot. The literal Japanese translation is “dried plums". Revered as an alkalizer and digestive aid, umeboshi help maintain acid/alkaline balance. Pairs well with Persian Lime Olive Oil, Lemon Olive Oil, Garlic Olive Oil, Toasted Sesame Olive Oil, Blood Orange Olive Oil, and Basil Olive Oil. Suggested Meats: Pork, Poultry, Waterfowl, Fish, Seafood Suggested Veggies: All vegetables Other applications: Rice, cheese, ice-cream, fruits…… Vine & Grind Gourmet Market located on the Gulf of Mexico in beautiful Treasure Island, Florida carries the best Balsamic Vinegar from Modena, Italy. Vine & Grind carries the highest quality Balsamic in the World. We also carry a very large variety of over 45 incredible balsamic flavors.