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DRIED FIGS organic

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Figs are actually part of the mulberry family, native to the Middle East and Asia. Dried figs look like light beige flattened fruits of a round shape, and inside have a viscous pulp and many small seeds. They taste sweet, but without excessive sweetness and sometimes with a slight astringency.
Figs are a great source of fibre and are often prescribed to those who suffer from poor digestion. Among fruits, it is considered the record holder for the amount of fibre, the content of which in dried fruits can reach up to 10%. Thanks to this, as well as the presence of pectin, figs help remove toxins and promote weight reduction.
They offer a wealth of nutrients such as iron, potassium and antioxidants.
Regularly eating just a few dried figs, you saturate the body with useful substances, improve the condition of the heart and blood vessels, strengthen memory, improve digestion, normalize blood pressure and get rid of fatigue for a long time.

DETAILS

SKU: 11006
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Turkey
INGREDIENTS: 100% Figs
ALLERGENS: No known allergens.
Packed on premises that handles nuts (including peanuts), sesame, products containing dairy, soya and products containing gluten.
STORAGE: Cool, dry place away from direct sunlight


NUTRITION

Per 100g
Energy (kcal) 256
Protein (g) 3.6
Fat (g) 1.6
incl. saturates (g) 0
Carbs (g) 53
incl. sugars (g) 53
Fibre (g) 7.5
Salt (g) 0

HOW TO ENJOY

Great by itself as a snack, it can also be used chopped up in breakfast dishes or soaked and used in smoothies.
Dried figs go well with nuts and citrus fruit. If you grind it with walnuts and add a little lemon and orange juice, you get a delicious paste for desserts, which can be used in homemade sweets, cakes, baskets, sweet sandwiches, creams.
Sometimes it is added to poultry sauce for a sweet flavor and interesting texture, and sometimes chicken or duck is stuffed with dried figs. Some gourmets serve it with lamb stew and spicy cheeses.