Strawberries are mostly smooth or silky, belong to the rose family and are part of the aggregate fruits. The strawberry is a historical berry. Its beginnings take us back to the Stone Age, in Europe we know the strawberry since the 18th century. She grows all over the world. Meanwhile more than 1000 strawberry varieties are known, just few of them can be found in the supermarket. The rest of the varieties can be found in private gardens or on balconies.


Small but powerful – strawberries don’t just contain a lot of vitamin C, but they also have a high content of folate and iron. The high calcium-content protects the bones, potassium and magnesium are protecting the heart.


The strawberry was a special status symbol from many antique love goddess, as for example from Venus. In popular belief strawberries were a symbol for sensuality.