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Turkish Dried Figs

  Moist and succulent, dried Turkish Figs are simply great! These figs are all natural with no preservatives and one of the sweetest fruits available. Always moist and always fresh, these are tops when it comes to snacking and baking. Health Tips 1. Figs can be part of almost any...
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Fig Facts

Fig Facts • Figs contain a natural proteolytic enzyme, ficin (this is why fig juice might irritate the skin). • Gelatin salads will not set if raw figs are added be­cause the natural enzyme, ficin, breaks down the gela­tin (which is protein). Heat inactivates the enzyme. • Ascorbic acid or...
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Turkish Dried Fig Health Tips

Dried Figs Health Tips 1. Figs can be part of almost any special diet, be it low fat, low sodium, high fiber, weight loss, diabetic or even the Mediterranean. They satisfy a sweet tooth without adding any fat. Their unique satiny texture and seeds provide a satisfying mouth feel and...
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Dried Fig Growing

  Dried Fig Growing Tips A fig tree will succeed best in a sheltered position in full sun. A south or south-west facing wall is ideal for growing and training a fan-shaped fig – use horizontal wires fixed to the wall 45cm (18in) apart. It is essential that the roots...
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