What Is the Average Weight of an Apple?


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The average weight of an apple is 1/3 pound, or approximately 5 ounces, according to the Apple Journal of the Kitchen Reference Guide. Weight varies by the type and size of apple.

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The United States grows over 2,500 varieties of apples, with some as small as the size of a cherry and others as large as a grapefruit. The largest apple on record weighs 3 pounds.

Two pounds of apples are required to make a 9-inch apple pie. The average apple tree yields over 800 pounds of apples during a harvest, and the average U.S. consumer eats over 40 pounds of apples each year.

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