Fun Friday Food Facts 2018 Vol.7

16/02/2018 - 09:46
Ease the kids back into school mode with a few Fun Friday Food Facts - we have a feeling they'll like these!
  • It is estimated that over 9000 peas are eaten per person, per year in Britain
  • A thief in Mumbai was forced to eat 48 bananas so that the gold chain he had swallowed when he was arrested would leave his body
  • When a French supermarket chain recently offered a 70% promotional discount on Nutella, the nation’s breakfast spread of choice, it sparked ‘mini riots’ among shoppers that saw police called to keep order
  • If there was an award for "Most Radioactive Food," it would go to Brazil nuts. Brazil nuts contain high levels of two radioactive elements: radium and potassium
  • American Fredric Baur, the man who invented the Pringles crisp can, asked to be buried in one. When Baur died ten years ago at the age of 84 and was cremated, his children fulfilled his wish by placing part of his remains in a Pringles can, which was then buried alongside him in his grave
  • There are 7,500 varieties of apples in the world, and if you tried a new kind every day, it would take 20 years to try them all

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