30/09/2015 3:56 PM AEST | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST

Everyday Fruit And Vegetables That Don't Grow How You'd Expect

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Cashew (Anacardium occidentale) fruits. Golfo Dulce region, Costa Rica.

Ever wondered how cashews start off life before they end up in a packet salted, roasted or raw? Neither did we, really, until we found out they do NOT grow how we expected.

A quick browse of the almighty interweb soon revealed cashews are not alone in everyday foods that start off life a little funky. Zucchinis, peanuts, brussel sprouts and even the humble pineapple have some pretty interesting origins too.

Check out our top seven below.