The articles are misleading. That isn't real-life english.
The strawberry - not the best English translation - The snack is a strawberry in sugar or strawberries in sugar
It doesn't need to be the best English translation or the more real-life English. This is the Italian lesson. It will help you to understand and remember the Italian.
It would be better if the translations were in real-life English, even if a literal translation was provided as a gloss.