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Figs - Dried Whole Figs

Figs - Dried Whole Figs

This fruiting tree has significance in religion and the emergence of civilised populations at the beginning of history. Indigo Herbs has two fig products that are both completely pure and represent this fruit in its best possible light. Firstly we have Indigo Herbs Whole Organic Figs and our Violet Fig Powder. The latter in powdered form being very versatile making it easy to add to many food dishes or smoothies. Combining a great array of minerals, antioxidant vitamins, fruit sugars and soluble fibres the fig can be seen as a very healthy addition to a healthy lifestyle. The fig tree is quite possibly the oldest cultivated species known to have started the practice of agriculture...

This fruiting tree has significance in religion and the emergence of civilised populations at the beginning of history. Indigo Herbs has two fig products that are both completely pure and represent this fruit in its best possible light. Firstly we have Indigo Herbs Whole Organic Figs and our Violet Fig Powder. The latter in powdered form being very versatile making it easy to add to many food dishes or smoothies. Combining a great array of minerals, antioxidant vitamins, fruit sugars and soluble fibres the fig can be seen as a very healthy addition to a healthy lifestyle.

The fig tree is quite possibly the oldest cultivated species known to have started the practice of agriculture during the Neolithic period. In the Jordan Valley, near Jericho, an archaeological site found remains of figs thought to have been used for food dating to 9,400 BC. This date is about 1,000 years before wheat and barley was thought to have first been cultivated as a domesticated crop. This may account for the significance drawn to the fig in Christianity and the bible. During the time of the Roman Empire figs were an integral part of the diet and were spread far and wide by the conquering armies. Now fig trees can be found all over the world with many different species acclimatising to the environments where they were introduced.

There are many named species of fig but the common fig is the one that is cultivated the most for its fruit. A deciduous shrubby tree that grows to a height of 8 meters and has very distinctive wide aromatic leaves. Each leaf has five lobes that produce a fan shape for capturing the maximum amount of sun. Flowers grow inside the fig fruit and are pollinated by a special wasp that climbs into the fruit through a hole called the ‘ostiole’. If pollination doesn’t occur the fruit is sterile and doesn’t produce seed. The flowers inside the fruit are a part of what make a fig so delicious.

 

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Latin Name: Ficus carica

  • Certified Organic.
  • A wonderfully chewy sweet delight
  • Very ancient origins
  • Packed with essential vitamins and minerals
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.
£5.99-£9.99
Organic Quality Assured Organic Organic Vegetarian and Vegan Safe
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Organic Figs from Indigo Herbs - Dried and whole, full of vitamins and minerals and absolutely delicious. Organic Figs can be taken daily and is a nutrient rich wholefood.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the health benefits, quality, manufacture and suggested use of this wholefood. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals.

Also known as: Higo, figue, feige, fico

Our Wholefoods are 100% pure and unprocessed with nothing added. They are simple and easy to integrate into your daily diet. Seeds can be roasted or soaked and sprouted. Nuts can be made into nut milk, nut butter or snacked upon. Fruits can flavour a cake, bread or biscuits, or make a great topping to breakfast cereal.

Nuts, seeds and dried fruit all make great ingredients for a superfood snack trail mix, and can supply essential daily nutrients whilst being delicious and satisfying. For full instructions go to our How to use Wholefoods page.

These organic figs can be eaten whole, cut up and sprinkled on muesli, used in cooking or baked into a superfood flapjack.

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Figs can be eaten as much as desired. They can tend to have a laxative effect so too many may have to have that effect.

HIGH IN
Dietary Fibre
Figs (Dried)
Nutritional info
Per 100g
Serving 20g
Serving %RDA*
Daily Portion in grams
 
20
 
Energy KJ/Kcal
1041KJ/249Kcal
208KJ
2.49%
Fat
0.3g
0.1g
0.09%
of which saturates
0.0g
0.0g
 
Carbohydrate
68.9g
13.8g
5.30%
of which sugars
52.1g
10.4g
11.58%
Protein
3.3g
0.7g
1.32%
Dietary Fibre
9.8g
2.0g
 
Salt
0.00mg
0.00mg
0.00%
RDA: reference intake of an average adult
  • Certified Organic by The Organic Food Federation.
  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Gluten free.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.

Manufacture Process

Indigo Herbs Organic Whole Figs have been cultivated and harvested in Turkey. They are grown in large groves where absolutely no pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers are used. Being under strict organic certification these fruits are some of the best that can be found. After the figs have been picked, cleaned and screened they are laid out for drying in the sun where they are checked regularly to make sure they dry properly and evenly. When most of the moisture has evaporated the fruits are screened again and then tested extensively making sure that all batches of figs are in no way contaminated with other pollutants or heavy microbial activity. After this process they are made ready for packing. Tis complies with GMP standards and is quality assured by Indigo Herbs.

None known. May have a laxative effect.

Organic Figs (Dried)

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