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Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA News) - Bali Strawberry has introduced an
educational tour program for kindergarten and elementary school
students in the province.
"The program was introduced in July 2011 and now demand for it is
quite high," Bali Strawberry marketing and operations manager Ketut Muja
said here on Monday.
He said kindergarten and elementary school students in Denpasar,
Badung and Gianyar districts proved to be highly interested in the
educational tour program.
Muja said at least eight kindergarten and elementary schools to
date regularly send their students to participate in the program.
"One school is even sending students from every grade periodically
to the program that costs Rp50,000 per student and includes a plate of
fried rice and strawberry juice," he said.
In addition, he said, the students also get a parcel containing strawberry seeds.
Muja said that the capacity of the Bali Strawberry program for one
visit could accommodate 200 students, but each school sent around 80 to
150 students on average.
He said the program is open every day from 9 am to 6 in the evening.
"The objective of the Bali Strawberry program is to provide the
participating students with education and information on how to plant
and maintain strawberry plants until they bear fruit," he said.
Muja said strawberries were an an excellent source of minerals and
vitamins that were important to boost the immune system.
Some of the vitamins that people can get from this fruit are vitamin C, vitamin B2, vitamin B5, vitamin B6 and vitamin K.
Aside from these, strawberry is also rich in manganese, dietary fiber as well as iodine.
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