Germany: apples still more appreciated than bananas

The apple is still the most appreciated fruit variety of the Germans, as mentioned on the German website With a consumption of 25,9 kg per person per annum the apple is far ahead of the banana, which is in second place as the most appreciated fruit variety.

With 10,5 kg per person the consumption of bananas decreased slightly in 2011/2012. Whilst bananas are mostly exported to Germany from Ecuador, Colombia and Costa Rica most of the apples in Germany come from the federal state of Lower Saxony.


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