Top 10 fun Facts


1. Apples were one of the first trees cultivated by humans. Their homeland is West Asia. Alexander the Great is believed to have discovered small apples in Asia Minor in 300 BC. , and those he brought to Ancient Macedonia were used for grafting  

2. About 7500 varieties of apples are known, each with different sizes, flowering period and fruit characteristics. This means that it will take you 20 years to try them all if you eat one apple of each variety a day.

3. In 2013, 64 million tons of apples were produced worldwide. Among the largest producers are China, the United States, Iran, Turkey, Russia, Italy and India.

4. In 2015, Bulgaria produced 57,000 tons of apples, according to Eurostat data. This is only 0.5% of the total amount produced in the EU this year, reaching 12.7 million tonnes

5. An average-sized apple contains about 80 calories. An apple contains an average of ten seeds.

6. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Apples contain pectin and flavonoids, which help clear cholesterol and cleanse the arteries. Apples help to sharpen the mind and strengthen bones.  

7. Dentists also recommend eating apples because they will help you get rid of plaque. They contain a substance that stimulates the breakdown of stains on teeth after drinking coffee or dark drinks.  

8. The average American eats 65 apples a year.

9. Apple trees live over a hundred years. They bear their first fruits about four to five years after planting.  

10. The largest apple ever picked weighed 1.4 kg.