Madagascar offers a great diversity of climatic conditions, due to its relief, favorable to the cultivation of fruits, including western fruit varieties.
The first strawberry plants were introduced to Madagascar in the 14th century and have adapted well to the soils of the Malagasy highlands.
In Madagascar, strawberries are harvested three times a year between June and December.
Sambavanilla has selected strawberries from old varieties such as Morero or Countess Héricart de Thury's strawberries which grow in the region of Fianarantsoa.
The strawberries are picked by hand when fully ripe and then dried in ovens at low temperature to retain all their aromas.
They are natural and contain no added sugar.
Very fragrant, you can consume them as is or mixed in yogurt or a bowl of cereal.
Adding a few pieces of strawberries to your tea will give you a tasty berry infusion.
By maceration in mixed rums, you will obtain an excellent taste result.
You can also rehydrate them and add them to your fruit salads or cakes. Rehydrated strawberries are particularly suitable for making cakes because they reject less liquid and the cakes have better hold after cooking.
The benefits of strawberries:
Strawberries are very rich in vitamin C and B9.
They are also full of antioxidants, the flavonoids that give it its red color and which are said to have beneficial properties in fighting against cancer cells of the prostate and colon.
Strawberries are also high in fiber and are low in calories.