Why do strawberries have the word straw in it? Well let’s look at some of the other nations and how they called it. The Germans call them erdbeeren(“earth berries”) because they grow on the ground. The Romans had the name fragaria which you probably noticed looks a lot like fragrance. Yes the Romans named it by it’s sweet smell. The English, by design couldn’t grow the berries because of the climate. Ireland and the main island of England both had damp weathers not suitable for growing berries. So the Brits came up with the brilliant idea of putting straws around the muddy soil to protect them from growing.
Strawberries are one of the world’s populations favorite fruits, thanks to it’s nice little shape, ability to eat with virtually anything in a cereal, with some sauce etc..