The scientific name is Prunusavium. Greece possesses the 10th place in the world in production of cherry trees with 65.000 tons the year .The main volume of areas that crow cherry is located in the area of Macedonia and mostly in region of Pella and Imathia. Fruits favorites eaten fresh from late May to mid-July since then are in season. We can enjoy all year round in delicious sweets, aromatic liqueur or canned. The harvest of the producersmust be done only by hand, one by one, and requires a lot of time and effort. The fruit from the stalk should not separate because using this way the internal juice stay inside the fruit and the fruit does not be destroid. Contain enough minerals, fiber and elagiko acid. It is particularly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, ferrum, magnesium and copper. A cherry contain four calories.Cherry increase the body’s natural defenses to disease and have antiseptic properties against inflammations and infections. Indicated anemia, mainly due to their high ferrum content as promote hematopoiesi.

Nutritional Value

Portion 100 grams

Amount Per Serving
Calories 33kcal
Calories from fat 3kcal
Daily value %
Fat 0g 1%
Saturated 0%
Unsaturated Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3 mg 0%
Carbohydrates 7 g 2%
Fibre 0%
Protein 1 g
Vitamin Α 30%
Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 1%
Ferrum 1%


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