Figs in the News

Fig lovers, figs are in the news and we’ve pulled together a resource list full of news you can use to better understand the incredible edible fig. We will keep adding to this list with facts and details, so check back often. What is a Fig? Plus, How to Eat Figs There’s a reason why figs have been eaten for … Read More

March 2021 Fig Focus Newsletter

Vegan Irish Cream Chocolate Fig Cupcakes | Resplendent Kitchen

Celebrate Spring Holidays with California Dried Figs Spring holidays are sweet with Orchard Choice & Sun-Maid California Dried Figs. Make your holiday table festive in March for St. Patrick’s Day & Passover. S T.   P A T R I C K ‘ S   D A YSeeing green? Pass on the green beer and eat your greens with figs. … Read More

January 2021 Fig Focus Newsletter

Discover How Dried Figs Fit in a Diet for Anti-Inflammation Incorporating dried figs into meals and snacks is an easy and delicious way to your boost intake of fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and iron, but what many don’t realize is that eating figs is also a great way to reduce inflammation and lower disease risks. Thanks to their unique combination … Read More

October 2020 Fig Focus Newsletter

Increase your potassium intake with these meal ideas using California Dried Figs.

Dried Fig Nutrition Notes: Potassium in Figs by Lorelle Del Matto, MS, RDN Why do you eat figs? If your answer is “They taste good!”, you’re not alone. There are many reasons we choose foods, but taste is number one, according to fifteen years of consumer research conducted by the International Food and Information Council (IFIC) (1). The potassium in … Read More

Valley Fig Growers Response to COVID-19

Date: March 19, 2020 RE: COVID-19 (Corona Virus) The escalating reports of coronavirus (COVID-19) both worldwide and in the US has justifiably caused concern and anxiety for all of us. The US FDA has advised “Currently there is no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with transmission of COVID-19.”  We at Valley Fig Growers take the health and … Read More

November 2019 Fig Focus Newsletter

This pecan fig streusel coffee cake recipe has everything you'd want in a brunch dessert. The cake is moist and buttery with sweet figs and streusel crumbs.

Autumn Baking with California Dried Figs We’ve got some sweet fig news for you this November and a few healthy Thanksgiving tips to keep you feeling good even during the big feast. Pecan Streusel Fig Cake, with a cup of hot coffee to warm your hands, is the perfect breakfast for crisp Autumn mornings. This pecan coffee cake is loaded … Read More