The cherry’s characteristics
The Cherry tree prunus avium has grown in Europe since Neolithic times.
Its fruit, cherries, are an important source of carbohydrate, provitamin A and vitamin C. They also have antioxidant properties.
There are several varieties of cherry including:
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) specializes in the import of out of season fruit such as cherries and has strong links with countries of production. The company has a comprehensive and carefully controlled traceability system so produce is tracked until it reaches the end consumer.
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) also has well established arrangements for shipping cherries, by air, sea or road from all countries of origin.
Cherries are available in several sizes: 26, 28, 30, 32 and 34, with various packaging options.