The strawberry is a succulent and fragrant fruit of bright red colour, obtained from the plant with the same name. In the West it is considered as the " queen of the fruit". It is eaten raw and used to make jam, stewed fruit... It is also used with medicinal purposes, since it has excellent benefits for health.

Strawberries are highly appreciated for their pleasant aroma and as an appetite stimulator. They are easily digested and they have a great laxative effect, due to their fibre content, pigments, acids and enzymes. It is rich in basic minerals, which confers it the property to stimulate the metabolism.