Figs: An Ancient Fruit That Is Truly Sustainable

It’s biblical, it’s nutritious and it is a key ingredient in many cuisines, including Italian, Spanish, Greek and Middle Eastern. Figs are an ancient fruit that can be enjoyed fresh, dried, fermented and cooked. The United States of America is ranked 3rd in world for production for dried figs with an annual volume of approximately 11,000 tons. While figs are grown in many parts of the United States, California produces 100% of the nation’s dried figs and 98% of the fresh figs. It is a fruit that is truly sustainable!

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