The harvest is rather simple. During dry autum weather the ground below the fig trees must be thoroughly cleaned and then one must wait until the air-dried figs drop off by themselves (10 – 15 kilo per tree).
In Turkey the figs are afterwards additionnally dried on wooden racks, which are spread out on the warm ground or on straw.
Nutrive value per 100 g dried figs‘
The Iranian hard figs are assorted according to below characteristics
|2)||Opening of fig|
|3)||Size of fig|
|Colour:||very light to white|
|Open at bottom:||abt. 80 %|
|Size:||less than 180 figs per kilo|
|Open at bottom:||abt. 50 %|
|Size:||abt. 240 − 280 figs per kilo|
|Colour:||brownish to greyish|
|Open at bottom:||abt. 20 %|
|Size:||more than 280 figs per kilo|