There are 1 1/2 pounds of strawberries in a quart. To compare pricing of a quart to that of a pound, multiply the per-pound price by 1.5.
Strawberries come in a variety of sizes; however, size is not an indication of taste. Taste is affected by the weather during the growth phase, the level of ripeness when the strawberries are harvested and the variety of the strawberry. Choosing strawberries that have a bright red color with healthy green caps should ensure they are of good quality.
There are over 600 varieties of strawberries. While strawberries are grown in every state in the United States, most strawberries come from California or Florida.Learn More
Not every fruit has a pit or seed inside. Strawberries have seeds on the outside. The strawberry is an aggregate accessory fruit because it doesn't spring from the ovary of the plant, but from the receptacle that holds the ovary.Full Answer >
According to the USDA, a medium-sized orange contains approximately 69.7 milligrams of vitamin C, while a small orange contains 51.1 milligrams, and a larger one 97.9 milligrams. The Mayo Clinic states that the recommended amount of vitamin C intake for an adult is between 65 and 90 milligrams a day, so eating one medium orange a day will provide the daily requirement for the average adult.Full Answer >
While often referred to as a vegetable, the tomato is actually a fruit and a berry. It comes from the Lycopersicon esculentum plant. The tomato was originally named after the food family to which it belongs, which is the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family of flowering plants.Full Answer >
Putka pods are the fruits of the plant glochidion ferdinandi. The small pods resemble pumpkins and can be any color from green to red, depending on how far into the ripening process they are.Full Answer >