Strawberries

These soft and succulent small to medium red berries are Australia’s most popular berry.

Selection, Storage and Availability

Select firm, good coloured berries, free from blemishes. Store in the refrigerator. Consume strawberries within a few days of purchase. Strawberries are available all year and  peak when QLD strawberries are available in winter-spring, the best tasting strawberries are generally from Queensland.

Uses

Fresh from the punnet, fruit salads, pancakes, waffles, cheesecakes, pavalova and cream, cheese platter, jams, puréed as a sauce or with icecream or yoghurt. Ever tried strawberries macerated in balsamic vinegar, dipped in brown sugar then sour cream? Delicious!

Nutrition Information

Strawberries are a good source of Vitamin C, fibre and folic acid.