Strawberry Festival 2012 – Visit Strawberry Festival Pune

Are you interested to taste strawberry fruits? If yes, you have an opportunity to visit the strawberry festival in Pune city. Here you will get information of strawberry festival in Maharashtra state including date and timings, venue, places of cultivation and nutritional values of strawberry fruit and many more. Read this article before you visit the strawberry festival 2012 India.

Strawberry Festival Pune

Strawberry festival Pune organized by Strawberry Growers Association will be held in Pune city, Maharashtra state, India from 18 February 2012 – 20 February 2012. This is a time for the people of Pune to enjoy the taste of strawberry fruit. I know adults as well as children really enjoy eating strawberry fruits. More correctly I would say that the bright red color, juicy texture, aroma as well as sweetness are the common factors that attract every person in the world to this fruit. As we all know, this fruit is consumed either fresh or in prepared foods like ice creams, milkshakes, fruit juices, preserves etc. It's a fact that many industrialized food products also uses artificial strawberry aroma.Strawberry Festival 2012

Strawberry festival Pune timings: 9:00 AM -9:00 PM

Strawberry festival Pune venue: Acharya Atre Sabhagruha

It is expected that around 300 farmers will participate in this 3rd strawberry festival, which is a 3-day event. Another important feature of this festival is the participation of farmers from Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra state, India. Countries that produce strawberry in the world are Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Egypt, Germany, Italy, USA and many more. In India, strawberry is cultivated in places like Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Maharashtra respectively. Temperate climate is good for the growth of strawberry fruits. During this 3rd strawberry festival Pune, there will be 6 varieties of strawberry including Camarosa and Winter Dawn for the sale. I guess after reading this article up to this point, some of you may be thinking about the nutritional facts of strawberry. So for your convenience, I am providing those details in this article.

Nutritional values of strawberry

Strawberry fruit is rich in nutrients like water, energy, protein, carbohydrates, fiber, ash, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, ascorbic acid, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin E, fatty acids and amino acids(serine, proline, glycine, glutamic acid, aspartic acid, alanine, histidine, arginine, valine, tyrosine, tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, cysteine). Apart from all these facts, you must also remember that strawberries are also a rich source of fisetin, which is a flavonol. This fisetin is represented by the molecular formula C15H10O6. Do you know the importance of this fisetin? The Salk Institute for Biological Studies California found that fisetin will help you to improve memory thereby protecting the brain from Alzheimer's disease and in some cases it will be helpful to reduce the kidney failure in the case of diabetic patients. I hope you got some important information regarding strawberry after reading this article. Now get ready to taste strawberry.

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