Ficus carica is an Asian species of flowering plants that belongs to the mulberry family and provides the tasty and exotic fig. Figs have been cultivated for many centuries and are wide-spread in the Middle East ans Western Asia but became increasingly popular in America and Europe alike.
A lot of health benefits are ascribed to figs as they are in rich in minerals and antioxidants like vitamins A, E and K which contributes to health and wellness.
Although dried figs are commonly purchased, the fresh option contains less than a third of calories and has a lower amount of sugar - which is naturally already high.
Take a look at our photos of this delicious fruit and improve your menu cards and posters with tempting illustrations of figs.