The next time you’re browsing around the produce department at your market, change things up a bit and buy some figs. Yes, figs!
Not only is dried fig tasty to eat, it has numerous health benefits to offer as well. Improves digestion: Also called anjeer, figs are rich in dietary fiber. 3 pieces of dried figs contain 5 grams of fiber, which accounts for about 20% of our daily requirement. … One dried fig gives you 129 mg of potassium and just 2 mg of sodium.
If you buy some figs, chances are they are from California. California produces 98 percent of fresh figs and 100 percent of dried figs grown in the U.S. California’s fig farmers adhere to the highest standards and dedicate special care to the fig orchards that have been passed down for generations ensuring California Fresh and Dried Figs are the best quality in the world.
As consumer demand for healthy, convenient and tasty food choices increase, so too does the demand for California Figs. Though an Ancient fruit and beloved for centuries, figs are on the up rise as a go-to snack and ingredient.