8 Fun Facts About Grape You Didn’t Know
1. Brought From Spain
Spanish explorers introduced the fruit to America about 300 years ago.
2. They’re Berries!
Yes, grapes are a kind of berry. They have a leathery covering and a fleshy inside, similar to blueberries.
3. The Grape Family
There are more than 8,000 grape varieties from about 60 species. The main types are American and European.
4. Calories and Nutrition
One cup of grapes, with about 100 calories, provides more than a quarter of the daily recommended values of vitamins K and C. Grape seeds, which are edible, are chock-full of antioxidants.