Cherry is a stone fruit, small soft round fruit, red or black when ripe. Botanically cherry, is belonging to the genus Prunus (family Rosaceae) and their edible fruits. Cherries has 2 main varieties, the sweet cherries and the sour cherries, the sweet cherries belong to prunus avium, and sour cherry belongs to prunus cerasus.

Cherries have a very short growing season and can grow in most temperate latitudes. The peak season for cherries is in the summer, and they are being harvested between June and July.

Nutritional value

You'll get vitamins C, A, and K. Each long-stemmed fruit delivers potassium, magnesium, and calcium too. They also bring antioxidants, like beta-carotene, and the essential nutrient choline.



A berry (HS4 081040) is a small, pulpy, and edible fruit. Typically, berries are juicy, rounded, brightly colored, sweet, sour or tart, and do not have a stone or pit, although many pips or seeds may be present. Berries are bright-colored and sweet or sour in taste.

Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with blue or purple berries. They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Vaccinium also includes cranberries, bilberries, huckleberries and Madeira blueberries. Commercial blueberries—both wild (lowbush) and cultivated (highbush)—are all native to North America. The highbush varieties were introduced into Europe during the 1930s.

Blueberries are usually prostrate shrubs that can vary in size from 10 cm (4 inches) to 4 meters (13 feet) in height. In commercial production of blueberries, the species with small, pea-size berries growing on low-level bushes are known as “lowbush blueberries” (synonymous with “wild”), while the species with larger berries growing on taller cultivated bushes are known as “highbush blueberries”.

Nutritional value

Berries are an excellent source of essential nutrients, like fibers, antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin K, and manganese.