Strawberries are colourful, luscious sweet tasting fruit. They are low in calories and high in nutritional value. They are wonderful eaten in a fresh fruit salad or made into a jam and spread on a slice of thick hot toast. Storage Strawberries are best stored in a zip lock plastic bag, in the crisper part of the fridge. However it’s best not to wash the strawberries or remove the caps first. Nutrition Strawberries are low calorie fruits. They are a good source of dietary fibre, are high in Vitamin C and contain folic acid which prevents birth defects. Ideal For They make great eating when fresh with whipped cream and are also lovely on top of a pavlova or in a tart. Strawberries are also used in ice creams and jams.