Fig Tytpes

Description of Dried Fig

Dried Fig is one the popular dried fruits due to its taste. It can be used as a healthy snack.

There are Three types of dried Figs:

  1. Open Mouth Figs (OM)
  2. Close Mouth Figs (CM)
  3. Pressed Figs 

Uses of Dried Fig

Customers mostly use Dried Figs for below items:

    • Cakes and Bakeries
    • Sweets and Confectioneries
    • Jams, Syrups and Compote
    • Snacks
    • Mixes Nuts and Dried Fruits

Dried Fig Gardens and Factory

IDF company`s Gardens are located in Istahban. Our Production line is equipped with best machines.

Dried Figs Packing

Some pictures of different types of packing : 10 kg Cartons (Regular Packing)

Botanical Information of Figs

The fig grows in warm climate. Fig trees are tall about 5 to 6 meters. The trees have green and gray leaves and the color of the fig fruit is yellow. Fig trees being to produce fruit four years after planted and will continue to do so for 20 years.The history of the fig The fig is mentioned frequently in the Bible, the Koran, and the Torah as well. Figs are also found in cultural and historical stories such as “Romelus and Remus”. Ancient evidence shows that Sumerians and Assyrians used figs. The home of the fig is probably in ancient Arabia, but today the fig is cultivated in western Asia and Asia Minor, including Iran.

Nutritional Value of Figs

Figs are cholesterol free and high in amino acids, minerals, and sugar. The fig is useful for preventing high cholesterol and uric acid. It increases sweat and reduces thirst and also prevents bad breath. 100 grams of dried figs contains about 250-300 calories and is comprised of approximately 70% carbohydrates, 4% protein, and 3% fat.

 

PrincipleAmounts Per Selected Serving%DV
Calories546(2286 kJ)27%
--- From Carbohydrate83.3(349 kJ)
--- From Fat393(1645 kJ)
--- From Protein70.0(293 kJ)
--- From Alcohol0.0(0.0 kJ)

vitamins


PrincipleNutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Folates6μg1.5%
Niacin0.400 mg2.5%
Pantothenic acid 0.300 mg6%
Pyridoxine 0.113 mg9%
Riboflavin 0.050 mg4%
Thiamin 0.060 mg5%
Vitamin A 142 IU5%
Vitamin C 2 mg3%
Vitamin E 0.11 mg1%
Vitamin K 4.7 μg4%

Electrolytes


PrincipleNutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Sodium 11% 1 mg
Potassium 749 mg 16%

Minerals


PrincipleNutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Calcium 50 mg 5%
Copper 0.318 mg 35%
Iron 1.88 mg 23%
Magnesium 7 mg 2%
Manganese0.299 mg 12%
Phosphorus101 mg 15%
Selenium0.6 µg 1%
Zinc 0.22 mg 2%

Footnotes for Figs, raw

Source: Nutrient data for this listing was provided by USDA SR-21. Each “~” indicates a missing or incomplete value.

Percent Daily Values (%DV) are for adults or children aged 4 or older, and are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.

Global Trade Statics of Figs

These statistics of Iranian dried fig exports are according to the customs organization of Iran.Values are in millions of dollars:

Note: Statistics are from March of each year.

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According to FAO statistics (2003), Iran is the second largest exporter of dried figs in recent years and Iranian dried figs are exported to many countries.

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Some Article About Figs

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Fig Harvesting

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Training (Pruning & Irrigation) Fig

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Fig wasp

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