They found the average was just 28 cents per serving for fruit, and 21 cents per serving for vegetables, with your full recommended daily servings costing a very attainable $2.18. We’ve had some price inflation since, but not that dramatic.
In the report you can also find some information about the least expensive fruits and vegetables per serving, great information to share with cash-strapped consumers looking for more bang (and in this case a healthier serving) for their buck.
Among the least expensive fruits and vegetables per serving:
- cooking greens;
- summer squash; and
Next time I see that panhandler corner occupied, perhaps I’ll try a baby peeled carrot snack pack or something.
Maybe he didn’t like apples.
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