Love them or hate them, Strawberries are a popular fruit to enjoy, especially during the warmer months when more people are having BBQs and there are plenty of national events being broadcasted such as the infamous Wimbledon!


Let us take you on an amazing journey by sharing with you some incredible Strawberry facts which may blow your mind!


Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring


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They know that food businesses and members of the public cannot resist their juicy goodness!



Strawberries have approximately 200 seeds in them



They are also the only fruit to display their seeds on the outside!



A whooping 34,000kg of Strawberries were consumed by spectators at the 2017 Wimbledon games and that figure is likely to increase further this year


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That doesn’t even include the number of people watching the game from the comfort of their home or watching it on the big screen down at the local pub.



Strawberry plants are considered as perennials as they grow back year after year


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Although it is likely they won’t grow fruit straight away, once a strawberry plant does then it should, in theory, live for about five years.



Strawberries have more vitamin C in them than an Orange

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You read that right. Five strawberries have more vitamin C than an entire orange!



Strawberries have superpowers


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Strawberries are filled with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and research suggests that these protect against cancer and heart disease.



Have you got any interesting strawberry facts which you would like to share with us? Send us your facts by clicking here. If you are wanting to order some strawberries, which are all locally sourced wherever possible, then please ring 01904 413418.



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