What’s Popular Around the World?Aug 16th, 2010 | By businessnews | Category: Business
An International Guide to Favorite Stuff
When it comes to fruit, Russians, Mexicans, Brits, and Icelanders share a preference for the banana. The Chinese and Canadians love apples best. Bloomberg Businessweek’s far-flung correspondents around the globe have compiled data on the most popular fruit and several other No. 1 consumables and activities. Here’s a rundown on what people are reading, watching, driving, smoking, drinking, eating, and naming their babies.
Contributers: Penny Peng, Anna Mukai, Niveditha Ravi, Stephen Morris, Stephen Taylor, Gregory Viscusi, Alexander Webb, Omar Valdimarsson, Anastasia Ustinova, Francisco Marcelino, Jose Enrique