USDA REPORT MARKS RECORD IN '94 FRESH FRUIT CONSUMPTION

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- American consumers ate a record 100 pounds of fresh fruit per person in 1994, according to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report.Within the fresh fruit market, overall per capita consumption of non-citrus fruit increased to 75.65 pounds per person, up from 1993's level of less than 74 pounds.Fresh citrus fruit consumption last year dipped to 24.93 pounds per person, from

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- American consumers ate a record 100 pounds of fresh fruit per person in 1994, according to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report.

Within the fresh fruit market, overall per capita consumption of non-citrus fruit increased to 75.65 pounds per person, up from 1993's level of less than 74 pounds.

Fresh citrus fruit consumption last year dipped to 24.93 pounds per person, from a 10-year high of close to 26 pounds in 1993.

Total fruit consumption,

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