Fruit Facts – Berries

  • Greencell Fruit Facts BerriesThe strawberry probably got its name originally from the Anglo-Saxon word “streawberige”, which means “spreading berry.”
  • Blackberry juice was used to dye cloth navy blue and indigo.
  • Black currants are rich in vitamins C and B
  • Currant juice can be used to soothe sore throats and colds.
  • The gooseberry is called the “mackeral currant” in French because gooseberry sauce is served with mackerel, a type of fish.