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28 facts tagged with Fruit Facts
Apple experts have created a sparkling apple that fizzes in your mouth.
A single banana is called a finger and a bunch of bananas is called a hand.
The color orange was named after the fruit and not the other way around.
If you don't wash strawberries before eating them, you may also be eating little white bugs.
According to the FDA, it's safe to eat the stickers that are found on fruit; they're actually made out of "edible paper" and the glue is food grade.
If you place a ripe banana next to a green tomato, the tomato will ripen due to the ethylene gas produced by the banana.
The bananas we buy in stores and supermarkets are genetically identical clones, all descended from one banana. These bananas are seedless and sterile; natural bananas are short, fat, and have huge seeds.
For clean fruit, fill a bowl with water (or, for bigger batches, use a clean sink), add 1 cup of vinegar, and stir. Add fruit and leave to soak for 10 minutes. The water will be dirty and the fruit will be sparkly clean with no wax or dirty film.