Storage & Packaging
The fruit is best stored at room temperature but can be refrigerated for a few days as well as wrapped and frozen for later use. Optimal temperature storage is from 30 to 32°F, with 90 to 95% relative humidity. The fruit does not tolerate prolonged exposure to cold temperatures below 20°F.
References: California Fig Advisory Board, NC State Extension Service, Purdue University, UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center, University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, USDA.
GRADES & GOOD ARRIVAL
There are no U.S. grades for fresh figs, though dried figs are classified as either U.S. Grade A or Grade B. Additionally, there are no U.S. or Canadian good arrival guidelines published for this commodity.