Fruit, Harvest, Vegetable

The Most Popular Fruit in the World

What is the most popular fruit in the world?

The tomato.

While many people think of tomatoes as vegetables, they are botanically classified as a fruit.

Whether you say fruit or vegetable, tomato or tom-ah-toe, we can all agree that humans the world over love their tomatoes raw or in sauces, salsas or simply as ketchup on their fries.

The world produces some 160 million tons of tomatoes annually, which works out to approximately 20 kilograms or 45 pounds of tomatoes per person per year.

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