What are the nutritional benefits of California Fresh Figs?
California Fresh Figs are a recognized powerhouse of nutrition. They are an excellent source of dietary fiber, high in antioxidants, fat-free, sodium free, and cholesterol-free, too. Just 1/2 cup or 3 to 4 whole California Fresh Figs will count as one of the 9 to 13 recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables.
How do they compare to other fruits in nutritional value?
One serving of Fresh Figs provides 5g or 20% of the Daily Value for iron and 354mg or 10% of the RDI for potassium. They also have 54mg of calcium providing 6% of the Daily Value. At 110 calories per 5.4-ounce serving, they are often referred to as “nature’s most nearly perfect fruit.
Most food products have a big fossil fuel footprint. How are California Fresh Figs dealing with this issue?
California fig growers, packers and suppliers are dedicated to doing all they can to take care of the ecosystem and are focused on the sustainability and conservation of the land, water and soil for future generations.