Why Is A Strawberry Red

A strawberry is red because it contains lycopene, a red pigment. Lycopene is a carotenoid (a kind of pigment present in fruits and vegetables). Carotenoids are the pigments that give fruits and vegetables their red, orange, and yellow hues. Lycopene is the pigment responsible for the red color of tomatoes. The presence of anthocyanin, a … Read more