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Taste originating from fertile soil of Aegean

The world favorite figs produced by Taris Fig Union are sought after in every country. Healthy, tasty, full of energy and very nutritious…

Established in 1915 Taris Figs Agricultural Sales Cooperatives Union has been purchasing dried figs from 5,000 member fig farmers through 14 cooperatives in Turkey and has been exporting worldwide best quality Turkish dried figs in various packages. Taris is one of the largest fig exporters on the world and is the only fig cooperative in Turkey. Taris Fig Union has storage and production capacity of 12,000 tons of figs on a total area of 60,000 m2 in Aydın, Turkey.

Mrs. Banu Er, Assistant General Manager of Taris Fig Union stated, the Taris Fig Union makes domestic sale to all regions of Turkey and exports to over 30 countries worldwide under the assurance of TS EN ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Quality System, ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System, Helal, Kosher and BRC Certificates. Taris Fig Union with Turkish dried figs, fig paste, diced figs, dried apricots presents the consumers the healthy and energy sources packed in attractive ways and progressively widens its product range with new products like Turkish fig delight, chocolate coated fig paste and stuffed figs in order to satisfy the taste of its consumers. Fig’s importance in human health The developments in modern science have proven the fact that fig has an enormous nutrient value as well as extraordinary flavor and taste. First of all, fig, among all fruits and vegetables, is the one which has the most fiber. Roughage affects digestive system positively, causes cholesterol to be removed without getting mixed with blood and prevents beforehand some cancer types from becoming active. Only five dried figs are enough for the whole fiber need of body.

According to the research of scientist, dried fig has left other fruits behind in terms of rich phenol combination it has regarding antioxidant. On the other hand, fig also intensively includes Omega-3 and Omega-6 fat acids and fitosterol, which are not made by the body and have to be taken outside. Fat acids have indispensable importance in order that brain and nervous system function healthily and fitosterol, on the other hand, helps cholesterol, which is dangerous for cardiovascular health, to be removed out of the body without getting mixed with blood.

Fig is also the richest fruit in mineral. 40 gr figs are enough for 7% of daily potassium need and 6% of daily iron need. A bowl of fig provides calcium which is the same as the calcium amount of a bowl of milk provides. Fig includes protein, carbohydrate, phosphorus, calcium, iron, sodium, potassium, magnesium and it is also rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C and folic acid. Fig makes digestion easy, helps renewal of cells and prevents cancer development by means of benzaldehit it contains.

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