Figging out

Fig is featured in a number of new product launches ranging from confections to spreads to crackers. A mainstay of ever-trendy Mediterranean cuisine, fig was declared “flavor of the year” for 2018 by fragrance and flavor supplier Firmenich.

Peter's Yard fig sourdough crispbreadThe latest addition to the Peter’s Yard Ltd. lineup of crispbreads is sourdough generously flecked with fig pieces. A new premium mustard product from Plochman combines the brand's signature stoneground mustard with sweet figs.

Fig is the foremost ingredient in the sofi Award winning vegan salami from Hellenic Farms. Made from dried Greek figs, Aleppo pepper and pistachios, orange zest or smoked paprika, new Fig Salamis are shelf-stable with no added sugars and pair well with cheese.