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Are grapes acidic?

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Grapes are acidic. Grapes are one of the foods to be consumed with discretion for those with acid reflux concerns. Other fruits to be used with caution by people prone to heartburn include blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, cranberries, and fruit juice beverages such as apple cider and orange juice.

Grapes grow in bunches of 15 to 300 grapes and are various colors including green, white, dark blue, pink and black. The estimated amount of total grapes produced that are used for wine is 71 percent with the remainder of grapes used for fresh fruit and dried fruit supply, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. China, the United States and France are some of the top grape-producing countries worldwide with an average yearly production of over 6 million metric tons.


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