Dalmatian Fig Spread
Dalmatian Dried Fig Spread wins another quality
SAN FRANCISCO - 1. March 2006 - Dalmatian Dried Fig Spread, from
Croatia, has been nominated as the best fig spread at a food show in San Francisco, reports San Francisco
Chronicle. The fig jam from Dalmatia has earned 62 points, out of 100 possible. It was declared the best fig
spread, out of 12 other fig spreads, including those from California and France. Its nearest competitor was a fig
jam from California, which earned 28 points.
Dalmatians have achieved quality recognition for the fig
Dried Fig Spread export into the U.S.
The Dalmatian dried fig spread is being produced in Split, Dalmatia, by the
local company SMS. The company has been exporting its products for years into the U.S., the dried fig spread being
the most recognised of their products. Its Dried Fig and Orange Spread won the gold medal in 2004, as the best jam,
at the International Fancy Food Show in New York.
Amongst its products are locally grown, produced and packaged olives, as well
as olive oil, all attractively packaged in glass jars and glass bottles in a variety of sizes. The company also
produces and exports the local sardines and anchovies.
Its drieg fig spread jam products include: Dried Fig Spread "Original", Dried
Fig and Cocoa Spread, Dried Fig and Orange Spread and Dried Fig and Carob Spread. The last, Carob spread is
particularly rich in calcium (twice the calcium as milk), calcium magnesium, iron and vitamins A and B.