Have you ever wondered what do the labels on your favorite fruit mean? Read this article and find out all about it!
The first thing we learn is that the fruit labels actually edible! They need to be removed? Yes of course! But if you happen to accidentally eat some, not a big deal. They are made from edible “paper”!
- If on the label are 4-digit numbers that start with 3 or 4 …
… it means that the fruit produced in the second half of the 20th century and that it is likely that for his growing used artificial fertilizers.
- If on the label is finding 5 digits starting with the number 9 …
… it means that the fruit grown in the traditional way – organic and for its cultivation are not used pesticides and fertilizers.
Fruits with these labels is the best choice for shopping.
- If the label of 5 digits starting with the number 8 …
… it means that this fruit is genetically modified and that you should avoid it. Be careful when you buying any fruit with this sticker!
- Everywhere is the same combination of numbers
For example, all the usual growing bananas have a number of 4011. Wherever you go, in any part of the world, the numbers on the labels are the same.
Do not look for the first digit of 8 or 9 on the code of 5 digits. (Keep in mind that 8 or 9 only add in front of the code that has 4 digits).
For example, if you buy an avocado with code 4221, you can see it is classified as a small avocado, which is grown in the eastern part of North America.