Did you know these fun fruit facts?

• Ounce for ounce, guava contains four times more vitamin C than oranges.

• Pineapple is a great source of vitamin C and the digestive enzyme bromelain, but eat it fresh as the fruit loses most of its enzymes and vitamins during canning.

• Christopher Columbus reputably called papaya “fruit of the angels” due to its soft, butter-like consistency, and delicious taste.

• Mangoes are native to southern Asia, especially Burma and eastern India. The young Buddah, Prince Siddartha, supposedly loved the fruit. It spread around the world and was first planted in California as recently as 1880.


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