Dried Figs

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  • Naturally sourced to provide optimum quality
  • Comes ready to eat for convenience
  • Offers a rich source of fiber, vitamin C, antioxidants, vitamin K, potassium, phosphorus, and more
  • One cup of dried figs delivers nearly a quarter of the recommended daily calcium intake
  • Dried figs are naturally sweet and contain no added sugars. Therefore, they’re a healthier alternative to cookies
  • Dried figs are a tasty snack that has a chewy texture and sweet fruit flavor, making them great snacks and cooking ingredients
  • Dried figs can last for up to 12 months

Health Benefits

The health benefits of figs include their use as a treatment for diabetes, asthma, bronchitis, constipation, and indigestion. It is also used as a quick and healthy way to gain the weight back after suffering through an illness. Including organic figs in your diet provides a range of health benefits including:

  • Lower cholesterol: Pectin in figs is a soluble fiber, which mops up excess cholesterol. High fiber in your diet can prevent certain types of abdominal cancers and colon cancer
  • Heart Disease: Dried figs’ high levels of phenol, Omega-3, and Omega-6 reduce the incidence of coronary heart disease
  • Protection Against Breast Cancer: Fiber content can protect against some forms of breast cancer
  • Diabetes Sufferers: High fiber also helps reduce the insulin levels needed by diabetics. Figs are also high in Potassium, which helps manage sugar reducing that blood sugar spikes and troughs
  • Prevent Hypertension: Figs high potassium and low sodium levels, make a good defense against hypertension
  • Strengthens Bones: Figs calcium content strengthens bones, reducing osteoporosis risk while phosphorus, encourages the bone formation and spurs re-growth

How to Enjoy

Organic dried figs are deliciously eaten just as they are. However, dried figs are also superb in a range of recipes:

  • Figs go well with other stone fruit, such as apricots, cherries, almonds, and plums
  • They can be rehydrated and added to cookies, cakes, and muffins or chopped and added to muesli, oatmeal, and granola
  • Added  to salads
  • Go well in pie and tart fillings and desserts, crumbles, compotes, rice puddings, sorbets, gelato, ice cream, smoothies, and milkshakes
  • Figs are famously delicious in jams and energy bars and trail mixes

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