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Seasons For Harvest Of Certain Fruits

Seasons For Harvest Of Certain Fruits
Hemisphere: Northern Southern
Apple Aug – Nov Mar – May
Apricot Jun – Jul Dec – Jan
Banana Jan – Dec Jan – Dec
Berries Jun – Sep Dec – Feb
Carrot Jun – Nov Jan – Dec
Cherry Jun – Jul Nov – Jan
Cranberry Oct – Nov Apr – May
Red/Black Currant Jul – Aug N/A
Elderberry Aug – Sep N/A
Fig N/A Mar – Apr
Grape Sep – Oct Mar – Apr
Grapefruit Nov – May N/A
Guava Sep – Nov Mar – May
Kiwi Oct May – Jun
Lemon Jan – Dec May – Jun
Lime N/A May – Jun
Mango Jul – Sep Jul – Sep
Orange Oct – Jun May – Jan
Papaya Jan – Dec Oct – Dec
Passion N/A Jan – Dec
Peach Jun – Sep Dec – Mar
Pear Sep – Apr Dec – Feb
Pineapple N/A Jan – Dec
Plum Aug – Sep Feb – Mar
Prune Jul – Sep Jan – Mar
Strawberry Mar – Jul Sep – Nov

(All seasons for harvest are approximate)

Nutritional Data

Nutritional Data

Amount In 100 Grs. Edible Portion *

Apple Juice Cranberry Cocktail Grapefruit Juice Orange Juice Pineapple Juice
Water (gr) 87.90 85.00 89.30 88.10 86.50
Kilo Calories (kcal) 47.00 58.00 41.00 45.00 52.00
Protein (gr) 0.14 0.03 0.55 0.68 0.40
Total Lipid (gr) 0.10 0.05 0.13 0.06 0.03
Total Carbs. (gr) 11.54 14.88 9.73 10.78 12.77
Fiber (gr) 0.10 0.05 0.10
Ash (gr) 0.32 0.10 0.28 0.39 0.30
Calcium (mg) 6.00 3.00 8.00 9.00 11.00
Iron (mg) 0.26 0.16 0.14 0.10 0.30
Magnesium (mg) 5.00 3.00 11.00 10.00 9.00
Phosphorus (mg) 7.00 1.00 14.00 16.00 8.00
Potassium (mg) 126.00 24.00 136.00 190.00 136.00
Sodium (mg) 7.00 4.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Zinc (mg) 0.04 0.02 0.05 0.05 0.11
Copper (mg) 0.01 0.01 0.03 0.04 0.09
Manganese (mg) 0.06 0.16 0.02 0.01 0.99
Ascorbic Acid (mg) 0.60 42.60 33.70 38.90 12.00
Thiamin (mg) 0.00 0.01 0.04 0.08 0.07
Riboflavin (mg) 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02
Niacin (mg) 0.04 0.05 0.22 0.20 0.20
Pantothenic Acid (mg) 0.06 0.07 0.19 0.16 0.13
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.03 0.01 0.04 0.04 0.07
Folacin (mcg) 0.30 0.20 3.60 43.80
Vitamin B12 (mcg) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamin A (i.u.) 9.00 78.00 10.00

*source: USDA Handbook #6

Brix Measurement Chart

Brix Measurement Chart
BRIX LBS/GAL LBS. SOLID/GAL
0.00 8.322 0
1.00 8.354 0.084
2.00 8.387 0.168
3.00 8.419 0.253
4.00 8.452 0.338
5.00 8.485 0.424
6.00 8.519 0.511
7.00 8.552 0.599
8.00 8.586 0.687
9.00 8.620 0.776
10.00 8.655 0.866
11.00 8.689 0.956
12.00 8.724 1.047
13.00 8.759 1.139
14.00 8.795 1.232
15.00 8.830 1.325
16.00 8.866 1.419
17.00 8.902 1.514
18.00 8.939 1.610
19.00 8.975 1.706
20.00 9.012 1.803
21.00 9.049 1.901
22.00 9.087 2.000
23.00 9.125 2.099
24.00 9.163 2.200
25.00 9.201 2.301
26.00 9.239 2.403
27.00 9.278 2.506
28.00 9.317 2.610
29.00 9.357 2.714
30.00 9.396 2.820
31.00 9.436 2.926
32.00 9.477 3.033
33.00 9.517 3.142
34.00 9.558 3.251
35.00 9.599 3.361
36.00 9.640 3.472
37.00 9.682 3.583
38.00 9.724 3.696
39.00 9.766 3.810
40.00 9.809 3.925
41.00 9.852 4.040
42.00 9.895 4.157
43.00 9.939 4.275
44.00 9.983 4.393
45.00 10.027 4.513
46.00 10.071 4.634
47.00 10.116 4.756
48.00 10.161 4.879
49.00 10.207 5.002
50.00 10.252 5.127
51.00 10.299 5.253
52.00 10.345 5.381
53.00 10.392 5.509
54.00 10.439 5.638
55.00 10.486 5.768
56.00 10.534 5.900
57.00 10.581 6.033
58.00 10.630 6.166
59.00 10.678 6.301
60.00 10.727 6.438
61.00 10.777 6.575
62.00 10.826 6.713
63.00 10.876 6.853
64.00 10.926 6.994
65.00 10.977 7.136
66.00 11.027 7.279
67.00 11.079 7.424
68.00 11.130 7.570
69.00 11.182 7.717
70.00 11.234 7.865
71.00 11.286 8.014
72.00 11.339 8.165
73.00 11.392 8.317
74.00 11.446 8.471
75.00 11.499 8.626
76.00 11.554 8.780
77.00 11.608 8.938
78.00 11.663 9.097
79.00 11.717 9.256
80.00 11.773 9.418
81.00 11.828 9.581
82.00 11.884 9.745
83.00 11.940 9.910
84.00 11.997 10.078
85.00 12.054 10.244
86.00 12.111 10.416
87.00 12.168 10.586
88.00 12.226 10.759
89.00 12.284 10.933
90.00 12.342 11.108
91.00 12.401 11.285
92.00 12.460 11.463
93.00 12.519 11.643
94.00 12.579 11.825
95.00 12.639 12.007

Single Strength Brix Values For Certain Juices

FDA Specifications Concerning Single Strength
Brix Values For Certain Juices
Acerola 6.00 Guanabana 16.00
Apple 11.50 Guava 7.70
Apricot 11.70 Honeydew Melon 9.60
Banana 22.00 Kiwi 15.40
Blackberry 10.00 Lemon 4.50
Blueberry 10.00 Lime 4.50
Boysenberry 10.00 Loganberry 10.50
Cantaloupe Melon 9.60 Mango 13.00
Carambola 7.80 Nectarine 11.80
Carrot 8.00 Orange 11.80
Casaba Melon 7.50 Papaya 11.50
Cashew (Caju) 12.00 Passionfruit 14.00
Celery 3.10 Peach 10.50
Cherry, Dark Sweet 20.00 Pear 12.00
Cherry, Red Sour 14.00 Pineapple 12.80
Crabapple 15.40 Plum 14.3
Cranberry 7.0 Pomegranate 16.00
Currant, Black 11.00 Prune 18.50
Currant, Red 10.50 Quince 13.30
Date 18.50 Raspberry, Black 11.10
Dewberry 10.00 Raspberry, Red 9.20
Elderberry 11.00 Strawberry 8.00
Fig 18.20 Tangerine 11.80
Gooseberry 8.30 Tomato 5.00
Grape 16.00 Watermelon 7.80
Grapefruit 10.00 Youngberry 10.00

Useful Links

Useful Links:

Conversion & Calculation Center

www.convertit.com

Fruits of Warm Climates

www.hort.purdue.edu

Business Administration

www.wise.org

Association for Better Living & Education

www.able.org

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