|Cherries in an orchard in Summerland, British Columbia|
A cherry is a fruit that grows on a tree or a bush. It belongs to the genus Prunus. It is red in color, with a seed in the middle. It tastes slightly sour, and is often used to flavour cakes and ice cream, or is baked in a pie or cobbler. Cherries are also a good source of Vitamin B.
In Japan, Yamagata is top producer of cherries.
Commercial production[change | change source]
Top Cherry Producing Nations - 2009 (in thousand metric tons)
References[change | change source]
- "Asociacion de Exportadores de Chile A.G." Archived from the original on 2008-08-16. Retrieved 2012-12-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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