50 Interesting Fruit Facts

Fruits are a blessing of nature. Delicious and filled with nutrition, fruits are the real superfood. Fruits are developed ovary of a flowering plant. Fruits are also colorful and attractive. Fruits are consumed in all parts of the world. Fruit can be eaten and used in many ways, like extracts, flavors, and juice. Many types of fruits are now cultivated commercially.

Fruits are good for our body. The fruit is the oldest source of nutrition for humans. They are one of the largest sources of vitamins and minerals for us. Many interesting facts about fruits are unknown to us. Here are some mind-blowing fruit facts.

Not mango or banana but the tomato is the most consumed "fruit" in the world. Many consider tomatoes as a veg but the tomato is a fruit.

Strawberry is the only food with seeds outside its body.

Avocados are the most nutritious fruits in the world.

The earth’s largest fruit is pumpkin. As they are often classified as veg, The jackfruit has been determined to be the largest tree fruit in the world.

Wolffia Globosa is the smallest fruit.

Pomegranate is a berry and Blackberries and strawberries are not technically berries.

Grapes are a type of fruit that can not ripe after its picked.

People are eating more grapes than ever now. On average the amount is 7.9 pounds per person now, in 1970 it was 2.9 pounds.

A pair of Yubari Melon was auctioned in 2014 for $26,000, since then it is considered as the most expensive fruit.

7,500 varieties of apples are grown throughout the world, Total apple production in the United States in 2005 was 234.9 million cartons valued at $1.9 billion.

There are over 1000 banana variants. Most of them don't taste good.

Many fruit and seeds contain more protein than meat. Broccoli also has more protein per calorie than steak, Pumpkin seeds contain more protein than an equal amount of ground beef.

UAE has around 44 million palm trees (98% of all fruit trees), which produce 900.000 tons of date fruits per year.

Canbarries can bounce and the higher a Canbarry bounces, the better the Canbarry.

The world's heaviest gooseberry weighed 62.01g (2.19oz) on 4 August and was grown by Bryan Nellist.

Coco-De-Mer, the largest coconut fruit can exceed 20 to 42 kilograms.

The world's largest lemon weighed 11 pounds and 9.7 ounces.

There's a theory that suggests bananas as the first fruit of the earth.

Many fruits contain toxins. As examples apples, peaches, apricots, and cassava roots contain Cyanide, Potatoes contain solanine. These toxins are very low in amount and can't harm.

Apples have high levels of boron which makes them more refreshing than a cup of coffee.

Dried fruits contain more calories than fresh fruits.

The word ‘fruit’ is a botanical term, and ‘vegetable’ is a culinary term.

Half a cup of figs have the same amount of calcium as half a cup of milk.

If different kinds of fruit grow in a single tree that tree is called a salad tree.

Searching for an edible rose? Apples, peaches, and raspberries are all members of the rose family.

Red-coloured fruits keep your heart strong.

Orange -colored fruits tend to keep your eyes healthy.

Yellow-colored fruits prevent you from getting sick.

Green-colored fruits help in making your bones and teeth strong.

Purple and blue fruits help enhance memory.

There are around 600 species of oranges. Around 50 of them are commonly cultivated and consumed. 73 million tonnes of oranges were grown worldwide.

Many apples after harvesting and cleaning have commercial grade wax applied. Waxes are made from natural ingredients.

Chisato Iwasaki, grew the world's heaviest apple that weighed 1.849 kg.

Ruby Romans holds the title of the largest grape in the world. It is also the most expensive grape in the world.

Date fruits have been eaten as a fruit for more than 7000 years.

There are more than 1000 different types of date fruits known.

In Oman when a son is born, a date tree is planted.

Kiwi has two times more vitamin c than an orange.

Fruits and vegetables are nutritious in every form.

Pineapples contain an enzyme called bromelain. This enzyme can destroy taste buds in your mouth.

Fruit skin has a good percentage of the nutrition of the fruit.

71% of the world’s grapes are used for wine, 27% as fresh fruit, and 2% are used to make raisins.

India is the largest producer of mangoes, though it accounts for less than 1% of the international mango trade.

There are almost 500 mango fruit varieties.

Most seedless fruits available in the market are genetically reformed to have fewer seeds.

Green mangoes have more vitamin C than ripen mangoes. And Ripen mangoes have more vitamin A than green mangoes.Green mangoes have more vitamin C than ripen mangoes. And Ripen mangoes have more vitamin A than green mangoes.

Malus Domestica an apple variant is the National Fruit of three countries(Austria, Germany, and Poland). The mango is also the national fruit of three countries (India, Philippines, and Pakistan).

Grapes are in the same shape for the last 65 million years.

People are cultivating grapes for the last 8,000 years.

Cucumber is a fruit.

Dragoon fruits are fruits from cactus plants. Its an American fruit and called pitaya locally.

Vietnam has the largest dragon fruit farm. The country is also the largest exporter of the dragon fruit.

Umeboshi Sour Plum is the sourest fruit.

Figs are the most sugar-dense fruits and dates are the sweetest in natural fruits.

These are some fruit facts. Fruits are delicious vitamin packs. Keep eating fruits.