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Our Story

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History of Valley Fig Growers

figs being sortedThe best dried figs come from California.  Located in the fertile San Joaquin Valley, our fig-grower owned cooperative is one of the largest handlers of figs in North America, having 30 grower members representing about 40% of the California fig industry. Whether you’re using our dried figs or fig products in a commercial kitchen or enjoying our dried figs at home, the benefits of dried figs are many. You can find them in your favorite store or online, under the brands: Sun-Maid, Orchard Choice and Blue Ribbon. You can count on California Figs.

Our figs are always GMO-Free, vegan friendly, and packed with nutrition. Whether you enjoy our figs for their nutritional powerhouse reputation, their wonderful taste, or their reputed aphrodisiac qualities, we know you’ll be back for more.

Our Brands

Orchard Choice

Valley Fig Growers' Blue Ribbon and Orchard Choice California Figs are part of California's rich history of agriculture in the fertile San Joaquin Valley. Our grower owned cooperative has been packing delicious, nutritious California Figs since 1959.


Sun-Maid, America's Favorite Raisin, is also known for its full line of dried fruit products. We're proud of our Sun-Maid Mission and Calimyrna California Figs, part of the line of high quality products that makes Sun-Maid The Brand You Can Trust.

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Valley Fig Growers 50th Anniversary 1959-2009

A pictoral history of Valley Fig Growers

This book is dedicated to the fig grower/members, employees, vendors and cutomers who have made Valley Fig Growers a lasting success