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Grapes are a type of berry that can be crimson, black, dark blue, yellow, green, orange, or pink in color. They can be eaten raw or used to make jam, juice, jelly, vinegar, wine, raisins, molasses, or grape seed oil. The U.S. is the third largest producer of grapes, after Italy and China. (Read more about grapes on Wikipedia.)

Grapes are a great source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and copper. They are also full of phytochemicals, including resveratrol, an antioxidant that has been linked to preventing cancer, heart disease, degenerative nerve disease, and viral infections. (Read more on and get your grape nutrition facts on

Before refrigerating grapes, be sure to remove any spoiled grapes with broken skins or browning spots.