Food Fact Friday

Strawberries

Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside. The average berry is adorned with some 200 of them. 

Strawberries are members of the rose family.

If all the strawberries produced in California in one year were laid berry to berry, they would go around the world 15 times.

Eight strawberries will provide 140 percent of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C for kids.

The combination of strawberries and cream was created by Thomas Wolsey in the court of King Henry VIII.

100g of strawberries contains approximately 33 kilocalories, is an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of manganese.

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