Oranges and apples are America’s top fruit choices

Oranges and apples are America’s top fruit choices

Americans consumed an average of 115.4 pounds of fresh and processed fruit per person in 2015, down from a high of 137.4 pounds in 1999. Apple juice consumption at 14 pounds (1.6 gallons) per person in 2015, combined with fresh apples at 10.7 pounds per person and canned, dried, and frozen apples (3.3 pounds per person), puts apples in the #1 spot for total fruit consumption. Bananas (11.4 pounds per person) top the list of most popular fresh fruits while orange juice leads juice consumption at 23.7 pounds (2.7 gallons).

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