The fig tree is probably the third most sacred tree on the Greek land after the olive and the vine. It is considered one of the most important elements in the diet of Greeks since antiquity. According to Herodotus, the main reason for Xerxes’s campaign in Greece was to have access to fresh figs.
The figs you hold in your hands are of Corinthian origin and are biodynamic. Many are an “extreme” organic cultivation, completely natural based on the dynamic interactions of the wider environment. It is a process by which the Earth is understood as a living organism and stimulates the forces that act on nature. In other words, the perception and treatment of nature is holistic. Every organism is part of a whole, interdependent and influenced. Plants rely on earth, water, air (light) and heat, forces expressed in the plant.
These figs are therefore dried without any chemical process. They retain a higher percentage of moisture than usual in the market and more vivid their natural taste and aroma. Thanks to the innovative style of our company, it is now semi-finished. The difference is that we come across them, concentrating three times the flavor and aroma. Unlike the rest that are usually cut in half and dried in the sun.
Due to their soft peel, crunchy seeds and tasty flesh, figs have a rich texture and taste. They contain nutrients, vitamins A, B1 and B2 and minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, manganese, sodium, potassium and more. At the same time, they have an auxiliary role in controlling weight. The reason is that they slow down digestion and delay the elimination of food from our stomachs, maintaining the feeling of satiety for longer. This leads us to not we are hungry soon and not tweak every half hour what we find in the fridge. They are rich in sugars and proteins , which is why climbers, hikers, alpinists and more. They always carry dried figs with them, as their consumption immediately gives energy to their suffering body.
At the same time they are known to prevent constipation. Because of their action as mild laxatives, figs can give the solution to people who are suffering from the problem of constipation and want to try a natural method of help. Daily consumption of three figs helps alleviate the problem. If you are wondering whether to choose fresh or dried, experts point out that they have the same effect.