Fun Fact! The U.S. is one of the few nations in the world capable of growing chestnuts, yet U.S. chestnut production is less than 1% of the total world production. The U.S. imported 3,200 metric tons of chestnuts in 2017.
Fun Fact! Compared to bananas, pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is higher in vitamin C and niacin. Compared to apples, bananas, and oranges, pawpaws are higher in calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, zinc, copper, and manganese. The fruit also has more essential amino acids than apples.