Fun Friday Food Facts 2019 Vol. 39

08/11/2019 - 09:36
It's Friday, which can only mean one thing... Fun Friday Food Facts (and the weekend!)
  • The average cost of a pint in the UK is more than 200% pricier than the continent’s least expensive, which can be found in Prague and would set you back a pound.
  • The UK’s largest greenhouse complex, Thanet Earth in Kent, covers 95 hectares and uses artificial light to grow salad crops year round, including 400m tomatoes a year.
  • The biggest ever cake was 33m high and 9m wide (Indonesia 2008).
  • In South Africa termites and ants are often roasted and eaten by the handful like popcorn.
  • Here are some of the most unusual crisp flavours from around the world, including Marmite, blueberry, cappuccino and cucumber. 
  • In the 15th century people were encouraged to eat hedgehogs to ease symptoms of leprosy and urinary retention. 

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