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Fruit and Vegetable Fact Sheets

Set of 30 fruit and vegetable fact sheets with information about: nutrition, uses, description, varieties, where first cultivated and whether they are grown in Nebraska. Color versions are color-coded to the five color groups (black & white versions could be printed on colored paper).

Available in a "printable" .pdf format. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print.

Examples of Fruit and Vegetable Fact SheetsDownload Now - Free:

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DownloadBlack & White Version (5,755 KB)

  • Apple (Red)
  • Apricot (Yellow/Orange)
  • Artichoke (Green)
  • Asparagus (Green)
  • Avocado (Green)
  • Banana (White)
  • Bell Pepper (Color .pdf includes Green and Red versions)
  • Broccoli (Green)
  • Brussels Sprouts (Green)
  • Cabbage (Green)
  • Cantaloupe (Yellow/Orange)
  • Carrots (Yellow/Orange)
  • Cauliflower (White)
  • Grapes (Blue/Purple)
  • Grapefruit (Red)
  • Greens (Green)
  • Kiwifruit (Green)
  • Lettuce (Green)
  • Orange (Yellow/Orange)
  • Papaya (Yellow/Orange)
  • Peach (Yellow/Orange)
  • Pear (White)
  • Pineapple (Yellow/Orange)
  • Potato (White)
  • Spinach (Green)
  • Squash (Yellow/Orange)
  • Strawberry (Red)
  • Sweet Potato (Yellow/Orange)
  • Tomato (Red)
  • Watermelon (Red)

This material was funded in part by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To find out more, call 1-800-430-3244.


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