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Cherry

the fruit (for the best-known species see Q165137; or Q131517)

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.

Cherry;
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Cherries in an orchard in Summerland, British Columbia
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In Japan, Yamagata is top producer of cherries.

Commercial productionEdit

Top Cherry Producing Nations - 2009 (in thousand metric tons)

Turkey 417.7

USA 390.7

Iran 225.0

ReferencesEdit

  • "Asociacion de Exportadores de Chile A.G." Retrieved 2012-12-18.