This popular fruit is one of the most widely cultivated around the world.
Pears have been around since prehistoric times, becoming one of the most popular fruits.
Approximately 75,866 square kilometers of the world are dedicated to grapes.
The species name persica refers to its widespread cultivation in Persia.
Kiwifruit is native to southern China where it has been declared the National Fruit.
Chopping and onion releases a volatile gas known as the onion lachrymatory factor.
The mango is the national fruit of India,Pakistan and the Philippines.
Also known as the "butter fruit" in India and "Palta" in South America.
Figs were consumed one thousand years before wheat and rye.
Bananas are also used to create high quality textiles since the 13th century.
They are called a "superfruit" due to their nutrient content and antioxidant qualities.
Cherry comes from the Latin Word cerasum, named after the Roman place Cerasus.
Each pineapple is in fact a group of berries merged together.
Some varieties of melon may be considered culinary vegetables rather than fruits.
Citrics are also known as argumes, that translates literally to "sour fruits".
Mature asparagus shoots are woody and tough, so they are consumed young.