Latin Name : Ficus Carica
Dried figs are one of the most famous natural flavors, which is completely identified with the area of Kalamata.
Delicious, nutritious and healthy, the dried fig of Kalamata is a fruit naturally dried in the sun, without any chemical additives.
Figs contain more calcium than most other fruits. Adequate calcium intake supports bone health and growth, and reduces your risk of developing osteoporosis. Also consuming dried figs can help you meet your daily potassium needs and help lower your blood pressure.
Dried figs can also help you meet your iron needs. A 1/2-cup serving of dried figs contains 1.5 mg of iron. Iron is an essential mineral needed to help transport oxygen in your blood.
A 1/2-cup serving of dried figs contains 7.3 g of fiber. Including more fiber in your diet can help lower your risk of chronic illness such as heart disease and diabetes.