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  • What is Dried Fig?

    The fig tree is from the mulberry family. The leaves are large sliced, softwood, thick body fruit tree. Its appearance is aesthetic and miracle of nature. Top quality fig fruits are collected from the branches and dried in the natural environment of the sun without any intervention. Without losing taste and flavor, the water in the sun evaporates and remains its essence. You can use it top up the salads, to have a snack, to use in muesli for your diet, to make dessert. Our country is the world leader with production and export of dried figs.

    When was it discovered?

    Figs, for centuries has been considered a symbol of fertility and abundance. black figs grown in Turkey also has witnessed many ancient civilizations and has been an important food source. At that time, the fruit was dried in order to keep it intact. In the early 1800s, it reached the industrial dimension.

    Where is the birthplace?

    The birhplace is the coastline of the Mediterranean Region and the Aegean Region, especially İzmir and Aydın. Dried figs are produced in the Aegean region mainly because they are ecologically suitable. Fig fields are located in Büyükmenderes, Küçükmenderes and Gediz and Bakırçay valleys.

    How is taste and what are the benefits?

    It has an intense aromatic taste, suitable for everyone's taste. It is nutritious with dried figs content. There are many reasons to consume each day regularly; for example, people who cannot drink milk. Boiled in water with honey as a compote, it will the savior of warm days. It is a dietary supplement with high fiber content with dried figs, it is immune to immunity and body resistance. It supports the renewal of cells of the human body.

    What determines the quality?

    The fig fruit grown in the female tree is larger and more delicious because these trees are dried. Its quality comes from its local nature. The most efficient figs obtained from the harvest are evaluated. Another quality factor that is naturally dried by leaving it under the sun. The quality of the image and browning is clear.

    Where is it produced?

    When fig seedlings reach a height of approximately 80 - 100 cm, they are transferred to the original production areas the following year. Production is done by steeling method. After the first 4- 5 years 5-6 kg of a tree is started to be obtained, if the age increases kg increases too. 50- 60 years after the economic efficiency and contribution is reduced. Although the time to fall to the ground varies depending on the place and year, it usually starts to occur after the second half of March, and it blooms at the end of May. Figs seen in the first week of May develop until June and mature in mid-July and continue until the beginning of September.

    How is it produced?

    Dried fig harvest is completed by the maturing of fruits with a moisture content of 30-50%, falling from trees to the gorund and the ones that do not fall are shot by the poles with their branches. The dried figs are dried in crayfish naturally in the sun. The dried fruits are then separated according to their size, full or partial cleaning.

    How is the production stage?

    Modern facilities, technological equipment, all production processes and world standards are carefully met. All production stages are audited by audit firms. The transported figs are separated according to their size by being taken to hygienic environment. The quality ones are extracted, the foreign materials are cleaned, the dust is cleaned on the top. It is dried on a flat surface in natural clear sunny weather and stored in cool place. Packaged and presented to you.

    What is the shelf life and storage conditions?

    Shelf Life is 3 months in a cool and dry place.





  • Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size:
    100 grams
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories from Fat 8.3
    Calories 250.1
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 1 grams
    Saturated Fat 0.1 grams
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 grams
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.1 grams
    Cholesterol 0 milligrams
    Sodium 10 milligrams
    Potassium 678.9 milligrams
    Total Carbohydrates 64.3 grams
    Dietary Fiber 9.8 grams
    Sugars 47.6 grams
    Protein 3.3 grams
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C
    Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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