Figs

 
 

£3.00

These wonderful figs are carefully hand picked and selected for top quality. Then they are dried naturally under the Greek sun, with no additives or preservatives. The figs are harvested from the fertile Messinia region in the Peloponnese, which is famous for its high quality figs.

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Product Description

Oliveology is working in partnership with ‘Sycofantes’ (sykophántēs) Greek figs produced by Dimitris Konstantakopoulos. This is the origin of the English term sycophant; literally ‘one who reveals figs. (sukon/sykos/συκος fig, and phainein/fanēs/φανης to show)

In Ancient Athens, figs were amongst the Athenians favourite fruits. They were eaten fresh or dried under the sun. They were so valuable that their export was strictly prohibited.

Read more about figs on our blog

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