The most consumed fruit in Spain was orange, according to the report on food in Spain published in 2018 by the Ministry of Agriculture.

The most consumed fruit in Spain was orange, according to the Food Report prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in 2018. The orange is followed banana (11.75 kg per person), apple (9.44%), watermelon (7.82%) and melon (7.62%).

The average consumption of oranges over the past year has been 17.04 kg per person, 2.1% less than in 2017. Surprisingly, over the years, orange is always the most consumed.

And the price?

The same report also provides data on the price of fresh fruit. In this case, strawberry and strawberry are those with the highest average price per kilo (€ 2.75), followed by peaches (€ 1.7) and bananas (€ 1.58).

Fruit taken most by each autonomous community

According to the type of fresh fruit, the Ministry indicates that the Basque Country, Cantabria and Galicia are the three autonomies where oranges are most consumed. While bananas are preferred in Asturias, Galicia and the Canary Islands. As for the Mandarins, the Basque Country, Aragon and Catalonia are generally places where they consume moreand melon and watermelon, the kings of summer, are more consumed in the Valencian Community, Castile-La Mancha and Catalonia.

In the case of apples, the three autonomies where they are most consumed are Galicia, the Basque Country and Asturias. And pears are preferred in Castilla y León, the Basque Country and Galicia.

Properties of oranges

This food is one of the best for the amount of vitamins and minerals. In this case, orange is a citrus fruit that contains a large amount of vitamin C.

It is on the list of anti-fatigue foods and it is generally advisable to prevent and prevent reduce colds because it usually enhances our immune system. Orange also has a significant amount of fiber.

We are lucky to be able to count on the orange all year long. Among its properties, it eliminates toxins and also helps eliminate bacteria. In addition, it has an important anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action. It is also an antioxidant and therefore helps to have a much better skin. A complete food that can not be missed in the diet.

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