Facts about apples from the Washington Apple Commission and how controlled atmospheric (CA) warehouses can preserve this commodity for year-round enjoyment:
- About 2,500 known varieties of apple are grown in the USA.
- More than 7,500 varieties are grown worldwide.
- In 2012, the average US consumer ate ~20 pounds of apples.
- The only apple native to North America is the crabapple.
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