Figs

Country of Origin

Argentina, Turkey, Brazil

Varieties

Brown Turkey, Bursa

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Native to the Middle East and western Asia, the fig tree has been sought out and cultivated by man since ancient times, and is now widely grown throughout the world, both for its fruit and as an ornamental plant.

The fig is naturally rich in many health-benefiting phyto-nutrients, anti-oxidants and vitamins.

Health benefits of figs

  • Low in calories. 100 g fresh fruits provide only 74 calories. However, they contain health benefiting soluble dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and pigment anti-oxidants that contribute immensely towards optimum health and wellness.
  • Fresh figs,¬†are good in poly-phenolic flavonoid anti-oxidants such as carotenes, lutein, tannins and chlorogenic acid.
  • In addition, fresh figs contain adequate levels of some of the anti-oxidant vitamins such as vitamin A, E, and K.
  • Furthermore, research studies suggest that the¬†chlorogenic acid in them help lower blood sugar levels.
  • Fresh, as well as dried figs contain good levels of B-complex group of vitamins such as niacin, pyridoxine, folates, and pantothenic acid.
Packaging
Punnets
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All sizes
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