Statistics About The Most Popular Fruit In America

The most popular fruit in America is bananas, with an average yearly consumption of around 26 pounds per person.

In this post, we will explore a variety of statistics related to fruit consumption in America. From the most popular fruits like apples, oranges, and bananas, to insights on specific types such as avocados, watermelon, and berries, these statistics provide a comprehensive look at fruit consumption trends in the U.S. Let’s dive into the numbers and uncover interesting patterns and preferences among American consumers.

Statistic 1

"Apples are the most consumed fruit in the U.S. with approximately 126 pounds consumed per person per year."

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Statistic 2

"Oranges are the second most popular fruit in America, with per-capita consumption of approximately 83 pounds."

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Statistic 3

"Around 27.4 million metric tons of bananas were consumed in the U.S. in 2019."

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"In terms of fresh fruit, bananas are America's favorite."

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"Grapes, including fresh and processed products accounted for 18.2% of total fruit consumption."

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"Apples, including juice, were the second most consumed fruit, accounting for 13.7% of total fruit consumption."

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"16% of cocktail avocados grown end up in the U.S., making it a popular fruit."

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"About 12,913 tons of fresh cut watermelon were consumed in the USA in 2020 alone."

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"Strawberries are fourth on the list of favorite fresh fruits in the United States."

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"Over 6.1 million metric tons of oranges were produced in the U.S. in 2020."

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"The U.S. imports over 4.4 million metric tons of fruit juice annually, indicating its popularity."

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"In a 2019 survey, 62% of respondents ate apples in the past 12 months."

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"Americans ate almost 19 pounds of fresh strawberries per person in 2019."

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"In 2018, the U.S. per capita consumption of fresh mangoes was about 3 pounds."

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"According to USDA's Economic Research Service, avocados have experienced the largest consumption growth from 2000-2016."

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"In 2010, per capita consumption of fresh peaches in the U.S. was 2.6 pounds."

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"Approximately 5.8 million tons of fresh grapes were consumed in the U.S. in 2020."

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Statistic 18

"In the U.S., per capita consumption of fresh market berries reached 8.2 pounds per year in 2017."

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Statistic 19

"In 2019, pineapple consumption in the U.S. amounted to 2.31 pounds per capita."

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Statistic 20

"In 2020, the consumption of raspberries in the U.S. reached approximately 414 million pounds."

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In conclusion, apples, oranges, bananas, and grapes are among the most popular fruits in America based on per-capita consumption data. Additionally, avocados, watermelon, strawberries, and berries also hold significant appeal to American consumers. The steady consumption of fruit juice and the steady growth in avocado consumption further highlight the diverse fruit preferences in the U.S. Overall, the statistics suggest a strong and varied fruit-eating culture in the country, with a wide range of fruits being enjoyed by the population.

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