Click here to visit the EUFIC Homepage
Food Safety & Quality
Food Technology
Food Risk Communication
Health & Lifestyle
Diet-Related Diseases
Consumer Insights
Food for thought
EU initiatives
In the spotlight
Energy Balance
Multimedia Centre

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the Health on the Net Foundation Code for trustworthy health information:
verify here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which fruits have the most sugar? Which have the least sugar?

Citrus fruit and red berries (oranges, …, strawberries, raspberries, …) provide between 7 and 10% of carbohydrates, fruits with cores and pipes (apples, pears, …), between 10 and 15 %. Somewhat more sugar (15 to 20%) is found in grapes, cherries and bananas (when the latter are ripe, otherwise, they mainly contain starches).

Source: IFN


The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) is a non-profit organisation which communicates science-based information on nutrition and health, food safety and quality, to help consumers to be better informed when choosing a well-balanced, safe and healthful diet.

Read more
This site was last updated 25/05/2016
View all search results