Dried Cherries (Prunus cerasus)
The cherry tree (Prunus cerasus) has grown in Europe and Asia since 600 BC. It is known for its fragrant, white blossoms, which are followed by small, bright red fruits, sour cherries.
Ripe sour cherries are harvested by vigorously shaking the trees.
The cherries can be eaten raw, juiced, dried, frozen or tinned, cooked for use in pies, and jams and are also used for wine and liqueurs.
The cherry stone yields edible oil that, once refined, can be used in