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Facts and figures about South Tyrolean berries

Cultivation and strawberry season

Here are a few facts about South Tyrolean berries…
  • Total cultivation area: approx. 200 ha
  • The fields where they are cultivated are situated between 500 and 1,800 meters above sea level.
  • Approx. 100 farmers grow berries as a sideline.

When can you get strawberries in South Tyrol?
  • Strawberry season: June to September
  • Quantity produced: 1,000 t 
  • Strawberry festival: this celebration of strawberries takes place in the Martel valley every year at the beginning of the strawberry season. 
  • One 150 g portion of strawberries supplies the recommended daily amount of vitamin C.
  • 100 g of strawberries contain only 33 calories.

When can you get raspberries in South Tyrol?
  • Raspberry season: end of June until mid-October
  • Quantity produced: 70 t
Tip: seasoning the cabbage
Caraway emphasizes the taste of the cabbage.