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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

From Napa to Hong Kong and Back: Meet Amazing Delights' Well-Traveled Figs

Posted By on Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 11:40 AM

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A new Hong Kong-based company called Amazing Delights hopes to market its fig-based confections to the health-conscious. When its Divine line ("trust in every bit [sic]") hit local shelves later this year (probably), they might well be the most well-traveled figs around. The company sources figs and nuts from Napa County, exports them to Hong Kong, and will soon send them back to California in snack form. Low in fat and with no added sweeteners except honey, these are pretty healthy, and taste good. Maybe not the most innovative thing you can do with Northern California produce, but it is kinda fascinating to have a taste of something with so many return frequent flyer miles.

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