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So just how much are strawberries and cream at Wimbledon 2019?

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It is estimated that roughly 27 tons of strawberries and 7,000 litres of cream are consumed by tennis fans during the Wimbledon tournament.

Therefore the issue of obtaining strawberries and cream at Wimbledon is one to be taken very seriously indeed.

Heres what you need to know about how much the tasty summer snack costs at Wimbledon and where you need to go to get your hands on some…

How much are strawberries and cream at Wimbledon?

At Wimbledon, the cost per serving of at least ten Greade 1 English strawberries with cream is £2.50.

According to the Wimbledon website, this has been the price of strawberries and cream there since 2010.

Youll be able to buy a pot of this tasty treat at various outlets all across the grounds.

In 2018, a staggering 166,055 servings of strawberries and cream were eaten during Wimbledon.

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To make sure the strawberries are as fresh as possible, theyre picked at 4am, collected at 9am for inspection, and then enjoyed by tennis fans that same day.

The berries are taken from LEAF registered farms – with LEAF being a charity which promotes Integrated Farm Management balancing chemical with organic farming.

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Theres even a new vegan-friendly plant-based strawberries and cream option going at Wimbledon this year, in addition to vegan ice cream and vegan sorbet which will be served throughout the two-week long tennis Championships.

After all, vegans need to snack too.

Peta UKs director of vegan projects Dawn Carr has said: Peta first urged Wimbledon to offer strawberries and vegan cream in 2017, and were delighted to make a racquet about the new cruelty-free treat.

Vegan cream is not only packed with flavour and kinder to animals and the environment but also a hRead More – Source