Protoben Dried Turkish Figs #5
This special figs are dried naturally without adding any preservatives. Produce of Turkey. The cultivated fig (Ficus carica) has always been a very popular fruit in Anatolia, the motherland of fig, and then the desire towards fig was spread out to the Mediterranean region, Europe, Arabia, and Persia throughout history. Turkey is the biggest dried fig producer with a share of approximately 70% of world production. The western side of Turkey is very eligible for production. Especially Izmir, Odemis, Tire, Aydin, Germencik, and Ortaklar are the main cultivation sites.
There are two main groups, which are based on the size and formation, and four quality classes, which are extra, first, second and industrial class. Each formation style has a different name such as Natural, Lerida, Garland, Protoben, Pulled, Layer, and Baglama.