An orange for pie chart lovers

The food industry is always trying to create products that appeal to various personalities. One of my work colleagues brought this orange for lunch the other day. Looks to me like it was created for someone who loves to make pie charts. I’m not familiar enough with fruit science to know why the skin has […]

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More about almonds

The photo above shows the four post-harvest states of an almond. From left to right, the almond with intact hull; the hull peeled back to reveal the shell; after hulling; and finally hulled and shelled nut. Almonds are related to apricots—the botanical name for the almond is Prunus amygdalus; apricot is Prunus armeniaca. If you […]

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