Availability

Generally available from January to November.

On average, one pound of strawberries will be 15-20 pieces of fruit.

 

Flavor Profile

California strawberries are known for being large berries that are juicy, sweet, and flavorful. Perfect for eating fresh, smoothies, breakfast bowls, cooking, freezing, or baking.

Information

Low in calories, good source of soluble dietary fiber and are an excellent source of several essential vitamins and minerals. Strawberries contain vitamin A, C, B3, folate, manganese, iron, selenium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, and calcium.

How Much Fruit Do You Need To Eat Every Day?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2020–2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans advises that adults should consume 2 cups (1 pound) of fruit every day. A healthy diet supports healthy immune function and helps to prevent obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and some cancers.