‘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.
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.
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.
Avocados Are Not Vegan, Argues BBC TV Show Host
Big if true.
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.
Tory MP Tries to Make Pro-Brexit Argument Using Fruit, Fails
Another day, another tweet showing we all know nothing about Brexit.
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.
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.
Nobody Can Figure Out Why This Orange Slice Turned Purple
This week, on Unsolved Mysteries of Sliced Fruit.
'Pineapple Boobs' Are Allegedly the Hottest New Instagram Thing
A new trend to ruin your feed alongside all that avocado toast.
Red Delicious Apples Can Rot In Hell
They've finally been dethroned as the nation's top-selling apple, because they're trash.
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.