A bell pepper’s flavor becomes sweeter and milder the longer the pepper ripens.
The average American consumes approximately 27 pounds of melons each year, according to the Ag Marketing Resource Center, with the U.S. one of the world’s leading melon consumers.
Strawberries, along with other popular berries like blackberries, boysenberries, and raspberries, are members of the rose (Rosaceae) family.
Ancient Egyptians used honey for embalming the dead.
The majority of cabbage used in the United States is used for processing coleslaw.
While peaches and nectarines are very similar and of the same species, a gene variant between the two means that peaches are covered in fuzz, while nectarines are not.
The average orange consists of 10 segments.
White asparagus and green asparagus come from the same plant species. The only difference is in how they are grown. White asparagus is grown underground and deprived of light, while green asparagus is grown above the ground. Both can be used interchangeably in cooking.
It’s said that Christopher Columbus introduced melons to the New World, transporting their seeds across the ocean.
Broccoli has been grown in the United States since 1925.