Apple Facts One apple has five grams of fiber, supplying 20 percent of the daily fiber recommendation
Americans eat over 19 pounds of fresh apples annually, but Europeans eat about 46 pounds!
Apples are a member of the rose family.
There are over 7,000 varieties of apples grown worldwide.
Washington state grows the most apples.
The Red Delicious apple is the most popular variety in the United States.
One apple tree can produce over 840 pounds of apples per year!
Fresh apples float because they are 25% air.
Only about 1/2 of the apples grown in the US are sold fresh. The other 1/2 are processed into other products including juice and sauce.
Apples have been eaten for over 4,000 years!