Interesting facts about Cherries

May 27, 2010 | In: Food facts

Apart from nutritional benefits of cherries, it has been discovered that cherries provide a number of healing benefits.

Cherries are very perishable and do not ripen after harvest. They only remain fresh in the refrigerator for only a few days are harvest.

The cherry fruit are low in fat, sodium, cholesterol and are a source of fiber and Vitamin A,C and E.

Cherry products are available in cherry juice, canned cherries, cherry juice concentrate, fresh cherries, dried and frozen.

Sweet as well as sour cherries can be used for jams. Sour cherries are used more often as an ingredient in pies and are suitable for making soufflés, cooked fruit compotes etc.

Cherries are very versatile fruits and can be a part of any meal or dessert. From breakfast to soups and salads, these find their way into any food item easily!

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