Fun Facts
  • The name "strawberry" comes from the common practice of growing berries under straw to protect them from the elements.
  • The strawberries we use for Chocolate Covered Strawberries are picked at the peak of ripeness for optimum flavor, as they do not continue to ripen after being picked.
  • Strawberries are a member of the rose family.
  • Strawberries are the leading small fruit crop in the U.S.
  • In 2010, the US led world strawberry production with 1.3 million tons.