In order for an apple to grow, it takes the energy that is created by at least 50 leaves.
An average strawberry contains about 200 seeds.
Orange carrots, as we know them, were always like that, Carrots used to be- purple, yellow and red.
Carrots were not even cultivated until 16th century when Dutch farmers crossed the seeds of red and yellow carrots and gradually got sweet, orange carrots that we have nowadays.
Thanks to the oil contained in its inner part, a banana peel can be used as first aid for burns, mosquito and other bugs bites or scrapes and it might also help in reducing swellings or redness, removing pain or itching.
The inner part of banana peels can also be use as a natural remedy for teeth whitening. Every night you should rub your teeth with the inner side of the peel, rinse your mouth with some salty water and and you can notice its first effects just after two weeks.
The inner part of banana peels can effectively restore the shine of leather shoes and silver. First, you should remove all the residual fibers from the peel, rub your shoes or silver an then wipe them with a clean, soft cloth or paper towel.
You can also use a banana to make a great mask for dry and damaged hair. Mix one mashed banana with a spoon of honey and one spoon of yogurt or sour cream, apply to dry hair and wrap it in a plain plastic bag or a shower cap, and finally in a warm (heated) towel. One hour later, rinse your hair and wash it away with some shampoo.
Banana peels are a great fertilizer for both indoor and outdoor plants. you can turn them into compost, chop them and put directly into the ground or you can mix them with same garden soil fertilizer. This method of fertilization is particularly suitable for roses.
Tomato is otherwise known as “the apple of love” in France, which is most probably due to the former belief in its aphrodisiac properties.
In October 1995, potato became the first vegetable to be grown in space. NASA wanted to create a super-nutritions and adaptable potato which would be used to feed the astronauts on their long space voyages.
Cucumber can be used as a natural deterred to certain insects from your home.
If you have ants in your home, leave the pieces of peel the cucumber in a place where they appear.
In order to get rid of cockroaches, leave some pieces of cucumber or its peel in he spots in your house where these unwanted visitors most frequently appear.
Peaches originated in China where it has been cultivated for more than 4.000 years. This fruit occupies a special place in Chinese culture where it is considered to be the tree of life. It also represents the symbol of immortality and unity which is the reason why Chinese brides wear its blossom flowers on their wedding day.
For all you lovers of spicy food: Did you know that seeds of chili peppers actually are not their hottest parts. The hottest part is located at places where the seeds are attached to the off - white membrane inside the vegetable. If you want to rinse off the hot taste from your mouth, drinking water will not help. Some milk, yogurt, beer or any other alcoholic beverage, such as wine, might be helpful.
Plums are grown on every continent except Antarctica.
It is assumed that people started growing olives about 6.000 years ago. The tree trunks of this fruit are long-living and can even last for over 2.000 years.
The oldest olive tree is currently considered to be the one locate on the Greek island of Crete. Although it is difficult to determine its exact age, it is assumed to be about 3.000 years old.
Otherwise, the tree is still fertile and its fruits reach high prices.
VOCE PROMET d.o.o. is one of the biggest companies in the south of Serbia which exports and imports fruits and vegetables, ripens bananas, trades with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and also produces...