The cherries we all cherish are fairly recent arrivals to the Americas. While popular with the ancient Greeks, Romans and Chinese noblemen, cherries were first brought to our shores by settlers in the 1600’s.
Not a significant source of saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, added sugars, vitamin D, calcium and iron.
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
One of the oldest known cultivated fruits, the peach originated in China and has been grown for food since 1000 B.C. In China, peach trees are considered the tree of life, symbolizing immortality and unity, and peach blossoms are often carried by Chinese brides.