Strawberries have a versatile flavour & compliment a wide variety of other flavours & textures, making them a perfect addition to your smoothies.
Field grown at Aongatete, picked in the evening.
They’re super fresh & environmentally friendly.
Eat them fresh, drizzle them with chocolate, slice & add to a cracker board with blue cheese; fresh or frozen in a smoothie, dribbled as a coulis over ice-cream, cheesecake or pancakes, & don’t forget strawberry jam and fruit salads... the possibilities are really endless!
The iconic spring-summer fruit loved & devoured the world over.
We never sell imported Strawberries from Australia EVER.
The strawberry is a member of the rose family.
Each strawberry has, on average, 200 seeds on the outside.
A strawberry is not technically a berry as it has seeds on the outside. True berries, such as blueberries, have seeds on the inside.
Strawberries contain Alpha Hydroxyl acids that help dissolve the dead skin cells that clog oil glands & cause pimples.
Strawberries are packed full of nutritional goodness that can help boost your immune system, to lowering the risk of heart disease to improving eye health.
It all comes down to what's inside: a whole lot of vitamins & minerals.
Folate helps prevent birth defects & can aid those with depression.
Potassium is important for those with high blood pressure through its ability to limit the effects of sodium.
Fibre helps keep you hydrated & regular.
The humble strawberry actually ranks in the top 10 fruits & vegetables when it comes to antioxidant content.
Antioxidants neutralise free radicals & as such have the potential to help prevent strokes, cataracts & even the growth of tumours.
Serving size: 1 cup - 158g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.6||0.4|
|- saturated (g)||0.03||0.02|
|- sugars (g)||10.4||6.5|
|Vitamin C (mg)||72.7||46|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research