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, which includes ...
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