Serbian strawberries are the first fruit of the season, known for their bright red color and ability to maintain a fresh taste even after freezing and processing. It is used fresh and deep frozen in the food industry.
The strawberry is a perennial plant of the Rosaceae family, irresistible in appearance, taste and aroma. The fruit contains about 60% water, up to 12% sugar as well as vitamin C from 24 – 97 mg%. It blooms several times a year and serves as a plant indicator for virus testing. Strawberries are the first fruit that ripens in the spring.
Strawberries are extremely rich in potassium as well as iron. They also contain a lot of calcium and phosphorus. They are particularly rich in vitamin C and also contain provitamin A (carotene). They are especially rich in antioxidants and are one of the richest fruits in these substances.