Apples and oranges are the top U.S. fruit choices

bar chart showing U.S. per capita loss-adjusted fruit availability in 2021

Apples held the top spot for total fruit available for consumption in 2021 with loss-adjusted apple juice availability at 14.7 pounds (1.7 gallons) per person; fresh apples at roughly 9 pounds per person; and canned, dried, and frozen apples totaling to 3.1 pounds per person. Bananas (13.2 pounds per person) topped the list of most popular fresh fruits, while orange juice (16.6 pounds or 1.9 gallons) remained the top fruit juice available for consumption in the United States.

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