When ripe, strawberries are bright red, juicy, very sweet and with lots of vitamin C. Unlike some other fruits, they don’t continue to ripen after being picked. Strawberries survive in a range of conditions and will grow happily in most places around the world. It’s eaten in a number of different ways including fresh, dried, as a jam, in a drink or even in a muesli bar. Strawberry is also a popular artificial flavor added to a variety of foods. They are an excellent source of vitamin C and just 100g has a whole day’s supply. The small seeds embedded in their skin provides a good source of dietary fibre.