Fun Facts

Onion Breath

September 20, 2018

Chewing fresh parsley helps get rid of onion breath.

Pineapple Name

September 13, 2018

The word pineapple was coined in the mid-17th century due to the fruit's resemblance to a pine cone.

Cantaloupe Popularity

September 6, 2018

Cantaloupes are the most popular type of melon consumed in the United States.

Banana Seeds

August 23, 2018

The yellow Cavendish bananas most of us eat today have been bred to be seedless. The little black dots in the middle of the banana are immature seeds that won’t develop. However, some wild banana fruits do contain hard seeds.

Carrot Popularity

August 16, 2018

Carrots experienced a resurgence in popularity in the U.S. when “baby carrots” were introduced in 1986. Since then, baby carrots have become the fastest-growing segment of the carrot industry and are among the most popular produce items sold in supermarkets.

Brussels sprout name

August 9, 2018

Brussels sprouts were likely named after the capital of Belgium, where they are believed to have originated.

Bell pepper colors

August 2, 2018

Red and green bell peppers are the same; the pepper’s color just depends on the stage of ripeness. Red bell peppers are simply ripened green peppers.

Why onions make you cry

July 26, 2018

What is it about onions that brings tears to your eyes? It’s their sulfuric compounds.

Avocado Trees

July 19, 2018

One avocado tree can produce up to 400 avocados per year.