1. In the U.S., the apples sold at stores can be up to a year old.
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  2. A strawberry isn't an actual berry, but a banana is.
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  3. Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
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  4. Apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family.
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  5. Oranges are not even in the top ten list of common foods when it comes to vitamin C levels.
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  6. The World's Most Popular Fruit is the TOMATO.
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  7. Coffee beans aren't beans. They are fruit pits.
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  8. Bananas
    are slightly
    radioactive.
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  9. Vanilla beans are the product of the world's only fruit-producing orchid, the Vanilla planifolia.
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  10. Square Watermelons are grown by japanese farmers for easier stack and store.
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  11. Cucumbers are fruits.
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  12. The color Orange is named after the Orange fruit, but before that, it was called geoluread (yellow-red).
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  13. Pomology
    is the study of fruits.
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  14. The Coco de Mer palm tree has the earth's largest fruit, weighing 42 kg (92 lb), and seeds weighing 17 kg (37 lb).
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  15. There is a tree called Fruit Salad Tree that sprouts 3 to 7 different fruits in the same tree.
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  16. Vegetables and fruits don't die
    the moment they are harvested.
    They respond to their
    environment for days.
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  17. Tomatoes have more genes than humans.
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  18. Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
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  19. The pineapple is actually a berry.
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  20. Strawberries have more vitamin C than oranges.
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  21. After eating "miracle fruit," very sour foods will taste sweet for one or two hours.
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  22. The stickers on fruit are edible.
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  23. The top six crops in the world, wheat, corn, rice, barley, sorghum and soy, are all fruits in the botanical sense of the word.
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  24. 7.8 million premature global deaths could be avoided every year if people ate ten portions of fruits and vegetables a day.
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  25. Pineapples were very expensive in the 1700s, so American colonists would rent a pineapple and carry it around a party to show their wealth.
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  26. Iceland has Europe's largest banana plantation.
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  27. The Durian fruit, known as the world's smelliest fruit, is so stinky that in parts of Asia is not allowed to be taken on buses or into hotels.
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  28. Adding salt to a pineapple will actually cause it to taste sweeter. It reduces the bitterness of the fruit.
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  29. Watermelons contain an ingredient called citrulline that can trigger production of a compound that helps relax the body's blood vessels, just like Viagra.
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  30. 13th century Japan cultivated a particular banana for its fibers, which were used to line the insides of kimonos.
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  31. The Kiwi fruit used to be called ‘melonettes'.
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  32. The scent of watermelon is hard to replicate due to the unstable nature of aldehydes, the compounds responsible for the fruit's sweet smell.
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  33. An Art professor created a tree that can produce 40 different fruits, including peaches, apricots and cherries.
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