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‘Kiwigate’ Is France’s Latest Food Fraud Scam

Fruit producers passed Italian kiwis off as French so they could charge more per fruit and earned over $6 million in profit.
Bettina Makalintal
3.26.19
fruit

This Durian Costs $1,000, But It Definitely Still Stinks

The price of a J-Queen durian is three times more than the average monthly per capita income in Indonesia.
Bettina Makalintal
1.30.19
Health

Fruit and Veg in Schools ‘Frequently Inedible,’ Report Finds

According to the Soil Association, produce provided for state primary school children is poor quality and high in pesticide residue.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.27.18
Munchies

Avocados Are Not Vegan, Argues BBC TV Show Host

Big if true.
Lauren Rothman
10.15.18
Drugs

Cops Find $18 Million of Cocaine Hidden in Bananas Donated to Texas Prison

C'mon, guys. At this point, putting cocaine in fruit is, like, the pumpkin spice of smuggling techniques.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.25.18
Brexit

Tory MP Tries to Make Pro-Brexit Argument Using Fruit, Fails

Another day, another tweet showing we all know nothing about Brexit.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
9.25.18
Drugs

Grocer Who Used Fruit and Veg Stall as Drug Front Must Pay Back £400,000

Cocaine was hidden in trucks transporting strawberries, cauliflower, and broccoli to the Covent Garden stall.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
9.24.18
fruit

An Exhaustive Investigation into Which Variety of Mango Is the Best

Alphonso or Chaunsa? Palmers from Brazil or Julies from Jamaica? I scoured the market stalls of Southall and Bradford to uncover which variety of mango reigns supreme.
Aina Khan
9.13.18
WTF

Nobody Can Figure Out Why This Orange Slice Turned Purple

This week, on Unsolved Mysteries of Sliced Fruit.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.10.18
Munchies

'Pineapple Boobs' Are Allegedly the Hottest New Instagram Thing

A new trend to ruin your feed alongside all that avocado toast.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.7.18
Actually

Red Delicious Apples Can Rot In Hell

They've finally been dethroned as the nation's top-selling apple, because they're trash.
Hilary Pollack
8.29.18
Munchies

The Avocado Black Market Is So Bad in New Zealand That There Are Waiting Lists to Buy Trees

Earlier this year, the price of a single avocado in New Zealand peaked at NZ$7, or about £3.61.
Lauren Rothman
8.15.18
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