Onions are the third most popular vegetable in the U.S.
Americans spend nearly a third of their food purchasing eating out at restaurants and foodservice establishments. In 2014, Americans spent approximately 5.5% of their disposable personal income on food eaten at home and 4.3% of their disposable personal income on food away from home.
Most of the blueberries sold in U.S. grocery stores, and the most common type of blueberry cultivated around the world, are Northern highbush blueberries. Highbush blueberries are said to be more resistant to diseases compared to other kinds of blueberries.
Since 1970, the number of chickens available for each person in the U.S. to eat has more than doubled.
Apricots originated in China more than 4,000 years ago.
According to some, before it became popularly known as “The Big Apple,” New York City was called “The Big Onion.”
Apples and bananas are the most popular fresh (whole) fruits in America.
Almond trees are “dormant” and do not produce almonds during the cold-weather months of November through February.
A single serving of onion contains 45 calories.
In the past decade, chicken has overtaken beef as the most-consumed meat in America.