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Fruit thread

Posted by: Samuel Day Fassbinder ( Citizens for Mustard Greens, USA ) on September 03, 1999 at 11:11:02:

In Reply to: How many things can you do with sugar and just one kind of grain? posted by Deep Dad Nine on September 02, 1999 at 11:22:52:

: And while we're harping on food, why are consumers fixated on one or two kinds of oranges and bananas? Don't they know that there are hundreds of varieties of these two fruits? Why don't they?

SDF: I had always thought most of America's fruit was grown in California, Washington, Texas, and Florida, that for the rest of the country it had to do with what it is cheap for corporations to ship. I remember that when I lived in Ohio it was difficult to find a decent mango, and they were always incredibly expensive.

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