Some Quick Pumpkin Facts
- Total U.S. pumpkin production in 2008 in major pumpkin producing states was valued at $141 million.
- Pumpkin seeds can be roasted as a snack.
- Pumpkins originated in Central America.
- Pumpkins are 90 percent water.
- Eighty percent of the pumpkin supply in the United States is available in October.
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- Pumpkins on Haloween are often used as "Jack-o-lanterns" which are cut open at the top, hollowed out, and then a design is carved into the pumpkin.