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DID YOU KNOW THAT:

 

  • Jelly Belly Jelly Beans take 3 weeks to make!
  • Watermelons are 92% water!
  • Almonds are members of the peach family.
  • Grape explode when you put them in the microwave.
  • that the herring is the most widely eaten fish in    the world.
  • In South Africa, termites are often roasted and eaten by the handful, like popcorn.
  • Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
  • Ice Cream is Chinese food!
  • Blueberry juice boosts memory.
  • Coca Cola was originally green.
  • The world's oldest known recipe is for beer.
  • It takes the food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.
  • According to the FDA, it's safe to eat the stickers that are found on fruit; they're actually made out of "edible paper" and the glue is food grade.
  • Almonds are members of the peach family.
    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were originally considered a delicacy, only enjoyed by those of the upper class.
  • There is a “Fruit Salad Tree” which can grow up to 6 different types of fruit.
  • Broccoli is ‘man-made’ through the breeding of different cabbage crops.
  • "Coca-Cola is the world's most widely distributed single product, available (legally) in every country in the world except North Korea and Cuba"
  • "Coca-Cola" is the second best-known word on Earth, after  'OK.'
  • There's a fruit named ''stinking toe.
  • The average strawberry has 200 seeds.
  • No red M&Ms were produced between 1976 and 1987.
  • Manufacturer of Hershey's candy, every day produces more than 80 million chocolate bars «Kisses».
  • Popular Pizza toppings in Japan include squid, octopus, shrimp, mayonnaise, potatoes and corn
  • The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!
  • Worcestershire Sauce: Is made from dissolved fish (Anchovy).
  • Dynamite is made partly of peanuts. Peanut oil is used to make glycerol which is used to make nitroglycerin.
  • Peanuts, by the way, are legumes, not nuts.
  • Coconut:  Coconut water can be used in an emergency as a substitute for blood plasma.
  • Orange Juice: Naturally contains a small amount of alcohol.
  • Strawberries: Have more vitamin C than oranges.
  • Avocados: Have more protein than any other fruit and are poisonous to birds
  • Mushroom: One in Oregon covers over three square miles and is still growing.
  • Ketchup: Originally created as a drug, not a condiment.
  • Apples: Have more stimulant than caffeine -
  • Almonds: Are a member of the peach family.
  • Honey: The only food that will not spoil
  • Tart cherries may have more pain killer than aspirin.
  • Asparagus: Is a member of the lily family.
  • Bubble gum is illegal in Singapore and has been since the 1980's.
  • Apples:  Float because they are made of 25% air.
  • Cabbage: Is 91% water.
  • Black Eyed Peas:  Are really beans.
  • Cherries: Are a member of the rose family.
  • Eggplants: Are fruit.
  • Lemons: Contain more sugar than strawberries.
  • Heinz 57:  The 57 refers to the variety of pickles the company provided.
  • Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate
  • Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum!
  • There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo!
  • Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
  • A toothpick is the object most often choked on by American
  • The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!  
  • Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!
  • Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung!
  • A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate!
  • The average American/Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year!                                                                          

 

 

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