Gardunha Gold
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In its almost 110 Hectares of Cherries in Fundão, the production is 100% organic. Gardunha Gold produces each season on average 150 tons of organic cherries in their adult orchards. It is the largest production area of organic cherries in Europe. Harvest season: From May to July. Cherries are usually exported to countries like UK, France, Germany and Brazil.

Location

Among the mountains of Gardunha, Estrela and Malcata, the Cova da Beira Valley, which includes the district of Fundão, Covilhã and Belmonte, has a location and climate of excellence for orchards, in particular, the Cherries are in their natural and privilege habitat.

Climate & Soil

Its unique climatic conditions (high number of hours of cold, mild spring and great protection of Atlantic winds) and the origin granite or slate-clay soil of slope, deep and well drained, are ideal for the development of the crop.

Nutrition Facts and Information about Cherry

Cherry is an excellent source of potassium and manganese. It is a very good source of magnesium and copper. Good amounts of iron and phosphorous are found in cherries. Other minerals present in cherries include calcium and zink, which are present only in trace amounts.

Vitamin Content

Cherry is an excellent source of vitamin c, vitamin k and is a very good source of thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6 and pantothenic acid. It also contains traces of niacin, folate and vitamin A.

Calorie Content

100g of cherries contain 63 calories. It is also a good source of dietary fibre. This food is primarily made up of water and carbohydrates and is low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium.

Health Benefits of Cherry

Cherry can reduce the pain of arthritis, gout and headaches. Cherry contains anthocyanin, a red pigment, which acts as an antioxidant. The plant pigment along with vitamin C strengthens collagen. Cherry juice contains melatonin, which is important for the function of the immune system. Cherry is also beneficial in treating bronchitis, asthma and chronic diarrhea. It has been found that cherries can reduce the risk of heart attack and the risk of cancer by fifty percent.cholesterol and sodium.

Location:

Gardunha Gold, Fundão, Portugal.

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