Nearly 70% of Americans eating more fresh fruits and vegetables than five years ago, according to poll

LOS ANGELES , May 24, 2012 () – According to a new poll commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, nearly 70% of Americans reported eating more fresh fruits and vegetables than five years ago, The Packer reported May 23.

According to the survey, 23% know “a lot” about where the fresh produce they buy comes from. Forty percent said they knew “a little”, 25% said they didn’t know too much and 11% said they didn’t know anything about their produce.

The survey said that 64% felt that purchasing regionally/locally grown fruits and vegetables was “very important” to them, while 93% of those surveyed said it was “very important” or “somewhat important” that all Americans had equal access to fresh produce.

The primary source of this article is The Packer, Kansas City, Kansas, on May 23, 2012.

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