New York-based wholesaler A.J. Trucco Inc. has received its first shipment of fresh figs from Chile.

The Chilean deal allows Trucco to increase the volume and extend the length of its fresh fig program, according to a company news release. Trucco also markets figs from the Fresno, Calif., region.

On April 4, the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved the importation of fresh figs from Chile.