Fuji Apple

Fuji Apple

The Fuji apple is an apple hybrid developed by growers at the Tohoku Research Station (農林省園芸試験場東北支場) in Fujisaki, Aomori, Japan, in the late 1930s and brought to market in 1962. It originated as a cross between two American apple varieties — the Red Delicious and old VirginiaRalls Genet (sometimes cited as “Rawls Jennet”) apples. Fuji apples are typically round and range from large to very large, averaging 75 mm in diameter. They contain between...

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Navel & Valencia Oranges

Navel & Valencia Oranges

Navel ORANGES: A Navel Orange is a special type of orange which has a little surprise inside once it is peeled a partially formed undeveloped fruit like a conjoined twin, located at the blossom end of the fruit from the outside, the blossom end in reminiscent of a human navel, leading to the common name of “Navel Oranges”. This particular variety of orange is juicy & sweet, with minimum to no seeds. Nutrition Facts: Oranges is loaded with the things that...

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Graphes

Graphes

The cultivation of the domesticated grape began 6,000–8,000 years ago in the Near East. The earliest archeological evidence for a dominant position of wine-making in human culture dates from 8,000 years ago in Georgia. Yeast, one of the earliest domesticated microorganisms, occurs naturally on the skins of grapes, leading to the innovation of alcoholic drinks such as wine. The earliest known production occurred around 8,000 years ago on the territory of Georgia.During an...

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Ya Pears

Ya Pears

For nutritional reasons, we’re often advised to consume the skins of fruits. However, it’s less often that research provides strong evidence in support of this advice. Recent studies have shown that the skin of pears contains at least three to four times as many phenolic phytonutrients as the flesh. These phytonutrients include antioxidant, anti-inflammatory flavonoids, and potentially anti-cancer phytonutrients like cinnamic acids. The skin of the pear has also...

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