Fruit News

What does those little stickers on fruit mean?

Most people don't pay much attention to the little stickers on fruits and vegetables, Called a PLU sticker — short for product lookup — they feature a four- or five-digit number that lets cashiers know what the product is and how much it costs. Sure it's easy to tell...

It’s kiwi season. How well do you know the fruit?

One (3-inch long) kiwifruit contains 42 calories; 1 cup chopped kiwifruit has 102 calories. One kiwifruit supplies a full adult daily allowance of vitamin C; that’s more per ounce than oranges. Kiwifruit also is high in vitamin K, copper and fiber. Kiwifruit will keep...

Orange facts!

Did you know a medium sized orange has about 80 calories, 250mg of potassium, 15gm of carbohydrates, a full gram of protein and absolutely zero fat content. Oranges are filled with Vitamin C which helps in clearing the skin of any unwanted marks and makes your skin...

The fascinating information about of figs

Known for being a healthy and versatile ingredient they can add a burst of sweetness to all kinds of dishes. Here are 8 Fascinating Fig Facts to pique your interest: 1. Eating one half cup of figs has as much calcium as drinking one-half cup of milk. 2. Fig trees are...

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Blueberries

It's a classic in summery fruit salads (not to mention one of our favourite year-round yogurt and oatmeal toppers), well known for its antioxidant prowess and low calorie count. But some of the blueberry's health benefits and fun facts aren't exactly common knowledge....

Is a Tomato a Fruit or a Vegetable?

You may not realize it, but most people at some point or another seem to ask themselves this question: 'Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?'. The confusion about 'fruit' and 'vegetable' arises because of the differences in usage between scientists and cooks....

8 facts about Kiwi Fruit

When was the last time you enjoyed a kiwi? If it's been awhile, here's 8 surprising facts about kiwifruit that may make you reconsider your produce picks. Nutrition-wise, kiwi fruits contain about as much potassium as bananas and a high amount of Vitamin C, more than...

Why do Bananas go brown and ripen other fruit?

After peeling and chopping, a banana goes quickly from an appealing yellow to a dark brown, and crucially, it takes other fruit down with it. The reason they go brown in the first place is because of an enzyme - a chemical that causes reactions - called polyphenol...

10 Facts You Never Knew About Apples

Delicious and crunchy apple fruit is one of the popular fruits containing an impressive list of antioxidants and essential nutrients required for good health.