Strawberry (fruit)

Strawberry. Strawberries are the world’s leading berry-type fruit, although technically they are not a true fruit but a pseudocarp, literally translated as “false fruit” 1. They are an excellent source of vitamin C and a source of bioflavonoids, such as quercetin, which demonstrate antioxidant activities 2, 3.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. Ensminger AH, Ensminger ME, Konlande JE, Robson JRK. The Concise Encyclopedia of Foods and Nutrition. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, 1995.
  2. United States Department of Agriculture. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. 2008.
  3. USDA Agricultural Research Service. USDA Database for the Flavonoid Content of Selected Foods. USDA Department of Agriculture, 2003.