Fun Facts about Lemonade

  • California and Arizona produce about 95% of the United State's lemon crop

  • 1 Lemon Tree can produce up to 500 or 600 pounds of lemons in one year

  • The Lemon is reported to be a hybrid between a sour orange and a citron

  • The World's Heaviest lemon was grown in Israel, in 2003. The lemon weighed in at 11 lbs. and 9.7 oz.

  • The average lemon contains about 3 tablespoons of juice.

  • In the 15th Century, sailors would consume lemons to fight off scurvy. It was then mandated that all warships and trade vessels carry lemons. This lead to the sailors' nickname 'limeys'

  • Frozen Lemonade made it's grand debut in Naples, Italy, in 1840.