Fun Fact: Wine States
California is the leading wine-producing state in the U.S. and is the fourth leading wine producer after France, Italy, and Spain.
Fun Fact: Banana Colors
Sweet-banana skins are most commonly known to be yellow, but ripe banana skins can also be red, pink, purple, and black.
Fun Fact: Kale and Spinach
Kale and spinach are the top food sources of eye-health nutrients lutein and zeaxanthin, per USDA’s Food Composition Database.
Fun Fact: Spam
Hawaii residents consume more Spam per capita than any other state in the United States.
Fun Fact: Vegetarians
According to a recent Harris Poll, approximately 3.3% of total U.S. adults report being full-time vegetarians, with the highest percentages of vegetarians found in Northeastern states.
Fun Fact: Ketchup as Medicine
In the early 1800s, ketchup was sold as medicine.
Fun Fact: Cacao as Currency
The ancient Aztecs used cacao beans as currency. In fact, the beans were so valuable, some even made counterfeit cacao beans.
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