Fig is one the world’s oldest fruit, alternatively called as “sacred fruit” in all different cultures and religions. The motherland of figs known as Ciara Region is located in Western Turkey and now named as Aegean Region. Apart from this, fig is a great cure for human metabolism as the dietary fibers that the fruit contains helps the digestion system to clean the body. The variety of Turkish sun dried figs is Ficus carica and called as "Sarılop". The origin of this fruit is Aydın which is a certain area within the Aegean Region. Because of the climate of this area, figs have thin skin and high honey content which are differentiating characteristics from other varieties.
Drying process begins on the tree, and then continues on the plastic sheets under direct sunlight. In our plant, organic figs are prepared from certified organic figs which are shock frozen before processing. Figs are sieved and selected under UV lights, then washed with salty water, passed through X-ray scanners and handpicking on belt steps for removing any foreign material and defects like mouldy, spoilt or damaged.
Selected figs are passed through hot water inside a boiler to make them softer and juicy, then weighed and packed automatically and passed through metal detectors. After that, packages are pasteurised and packed accordingly. These processes take place under the highest standards of hygiene and good manufacturing practices. The figs contain no other additives and are Certified 100% organic by the relative Organic Certifier.
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