Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Old Vines

Fun fact of the day…

The oldest grapevine in America is a 400 year old Scuppernong vine in North Carolina.

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Chile?

Fun fact of the day…

The USA imports about 25% of their grapes from Chile.

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Favourite fruit

Fun fact of the day…

The grape appears in the top ten of the world’s favourite fruits, along with tomatoes, mangos and bananas

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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A lotta grapes

Fun fact of the day…

The grape industry worldwide produces over 72 million tons a year

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Some wines?

Fun fact of the day…

On average one acre of grapes can produce around 15,000 glasses of wine.

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Variety of grapes

Fun fact of the day…

There are over 8,000 grape varieties worldwide.

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Oranges

Fun fact of the day…

“Mandarin oranges” is a term that applies to an entire group of citrus fruits. This group includes such varieties as Satsuma, Clemetine, Dancy, Honey, Pixie, and tangerines in general.

http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/mandarin-orange-nutrition-selection-storage

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Just peachy

Fun fact of the day…

The peach was the first fruit to be eaten on the moon

http://www.spacetoday.org/SpcShtls/AstronautsEat.html

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Floating apples

Fun fact of the day…

Fresh apples float because they are 25% air

http://www.freshforkids.com.au/fruit_pages/apple/apple.html

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A herb?!

Fun fact of the day…

Banana is not a fruit, it is a herb

http://homecooking.about.com/od/fruit/a/bananafacts.htm

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