Fruit

Our fruit section contains a wealth of information about all kinds of fruit from around the world.

Limes – Rich Abundance of Vitamin C

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Although rarely eaten fresh out of hand like most other fruits, the lime is highly valued as an ingredient in many food and drink recipes. Most parts of the lime...

Lemons – Trivia and Information

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The lemon is a fruit with which everyone is familiar. We put lemon wedges in our ice tea, make fresh-squeezed lemonade with this tasty yellow fruit, squeeze it on apples...

Pineapple – Trivia and Information

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Despite its longstanding public image as a Hawaiian fruit, the pineapple actually hails from South America. It did not take root in the islands until the 1790, when Captain James...

Cranberries – Trivia and Information

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Cranberries join blueberries and Concord grapes as one of very few fruits that are indigenous to North America. Early Native Americans prized cranberries for their myriad versatile uses. They mixed...

Types of Apples – A Great Source of Vitamin C

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People have been eating apples for millennia. The ancestor of all modern apples, malus sieversii, still grows wild in modern Kazakhstan, where it originated. The apple is green when unripe,...

Raspberries – Rich in Antioxidants

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With its beautiful red color, its sunny flavor that tastes of summertime, and its impressive laundry list of health benefits, the raspberry may very well be one of the world’s...

Grapefruit – A Myriad Health Benefits

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It’s hard to believe that the grapefruit – a regularly featured item on many breakfast tables – has not always enjoyed popularity. In fact, the grapefruit as we know it...

Cherries – Trivia and Information

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With its cheery shape and color, as well as its sensual flavor and fragrance, the cherry enjoys universal popularity for its aesthetic and culinary value. Its original name in Latin...