cicerone imposter, you are mistaken about "some". This has already been established.
I'm not 100% sure he is, Contrex, mistaken about 'some', that is. I believe, strongly, that the singular verb is the default for 'fruit', so in that sense CI is mistaken.
Could it not be just the "funny" way we deal with 'fruit'? They are distinctive lumps of something, compare to vegetables or steaks, which we could easily view two different ways, as meat and as steaks.
I know what we use as a verb, but I'm puzzled as to why. Some others, was it one other?? ... said the same thing as Roberta and CI. I wonder if, in actual usage, some use the plural verb.