Apples and Oranges Top Fruit Choices

Apples held the top spot for total fruit available for consumption in 2021, the newest numbers available.

Americans consumed an average of 1.7 gallons of apple juice, roughly nine pounds of fresh apples, and a total of 3.1 pounds of canned, dried, and frozen apples.

Among the top seven consumed fruits in 2021, apples were the only fruit which covered all five forms, fresh, canned, frozen, dried, and juice.

Bananas came in at 13.2 pounds per person, topping the list of most popular fresh fruits, while orange juice, at 1.9 gallons, was the most popular fruit juice.