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Certainly dried figs are higher in calories than fresh, and the bulk of their calories—almost 90 percent of them—is derived from natural sugar. But they are undoubtedly one of the best snacking and dessert foods available
- Promoting digestive level
- Improving vascular and heart health
- Helping manage blood sugar levels
- Having Potential anticancer properties
- Promoting healthy skin
- Lowering Cholesterol Levels
- Having More Dietary Fiber Than Any Other Fruit
- Being Powerful Antioxidants
- Enriching in potassium, calcium, and magnesium
- Helping to regulate blood pressure
- Supporting bone development
- Balancing blood sugar levels
- Being a good source of prebiotics
- Stimulating the helpful bacteria to exist in our gut
How to Produce
• Sweeping – As figs drop to the ground, a sweeper goes through the field and sweeps all of the dried figs into rows in the middle of the orchard rows.
• Collecting – A few days after sweeping the rows, a harvesting machine drives through and picks up all of the piles.
• Field debris that is removed–Just as with fresh figs, also performed a dried fig sensory panel where a group of 24 panelists described the flavor characteristics for six common fig cultivars that are grown and marketed in the dried fig market.