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Valley Fig Growers (VFG) is located in Fresno, California. All of the commercially sold dried figs produced in the United States are grown in the Fresno area and north, in the fertile San Joaquin Valley. California represents 10% of the world production of dried figs. VFG was established in 1959 and is the largest handler of figs in North America. The cooperative has 25 grower members representing about 40% of the California fig industry. VFG markets its products worldwide. Retail products are sold under Valley Fig Growers own brand names of Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice, Sun-Maid and Old Orchard. For recipes developed by our fig experts, and more information about our cooperative and our products, please visit www.valleyfig.com. Updates, recipes and company news also can be found on Valley Fig Growers’ Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest accounts.

Valley Fig Growers California Fig and Cheese Balls


This deliciously easy recipe for versatile, crowd-pleasing California Fig and Cheese Balls answers the age-old question: What should I make for the holiday party this year?

Valley Fig Chocolate Cheesecakes with Figs & Port


Layer upon layer of decadent flavor—chocolate, cream cheese and sweet, luscious California Mission Figs drenched in port wine syrup.

Valley Fig Growers Mediterranean Fig & Feta Pizza


Sweet, chewy California Mission Figs meet up with fresh veggies, feta, mozzarella, herbs, and pine nuts to give this vegetarian pizza a stellar flavor profile.

Valley Fig's Mesclun Salad with Blue Cheese, Figs, and Prosciutto

Salad with Blue Cheese, Figs, & Prosciutto


More than your basic salad with blue cheese, in this recipe strips of salty prosciutto nestle next to sweet, chewy California Figs infused with port

Fig Valley's Herbed Goat Cheese and Fig Spread

Herbed Goat Cheese and Fig Spread


The best goat cheese and fig spread depends upon using the right ingredients; creamy and tangy goat cheese pairs perfectly with sweet dried California figs and aromatic herbs to create a festive appetizer or snack for the holidays.

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