Before our favorite fruits, nuts, spices, and veggies are harvested and distributed around the world for our culinary enjoyment, they often look astonishingly different from what we're used to seeing. Seeds, stalks, roots, filaments—do you know what forms your snacks took in their natural habitats? Inspired by a list put together by Bright Side, we've compiled some common foods in their raw, untouched states. What you see may surprise you!

PineapplePhoto: jje

Banana Photo: asergeev

Cacao Photo: Luisovalles

Almond Photo: AJACS

Broccoli Photo: Ting Chen

Mustard Photo: Andreas Trepte

Mango Photo: Josch13

Peanut Photo: Joseph Hill

Kiwi Photo: Viaouest

Coffee Photo: Kathy & sam

Sesame Photo: Anna Frodesiak

Black pepper Photo: K Hari Krishnan

Pistachio Photo: Daniel Dennis

Saffron Photo: Emma Cooper

Vanilla Photo: Kevin Harber

Cashew Photo: Abhishek Jacob

Walnut Photo: marionberaudias

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