February 27th is National Strawberry Day so in celebration of our Flavour of the Month here are a few facts about the glorious strawberry –
1. Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen each spring.
2. There are 200 seeds on an average strawberry
3. Ancient Romans believed strawberries had medicinal powers
4. Belgium has a museum dedicated to strawberries
5. In Holdens & Co. strawberry ice cream you can guarantee real strawberries are used in every scoop