The story of the fig began with Adam and Eve. Figs are considered a sacred fruit and are commonly eaten at Holiday season all over the world. There is a evidence that figs were first cultivated in Anatolia during 3000-2000 B.C. They then spread throughout the Mediterranean from Anatolia over time. We recommend that you use figs as an add on to your breakfast cereal, as a snack, in your salads and baking. This is also a great gift for someone special who likes to try new tastes. Produce of Turkey.