10 Weird Things You Never Knew About Tomatoes

We Eat HOW MANY Pounds Of Tomatoes?!

Americans eat an average of 23 pounds of tomatoes each year. But don’t congratulate yourself on a healthy choice just yet – over half of this consumption is in the form of ketchup and tomato sauce. That’s a lot of ketchup!

Wolf Peach

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The scientific name for tomatoes is Lycopersicon lycopersicum, which literally means, “Wolf Peach!” How awesome is that?