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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 21

Written by David Foad
5th Jun 2020 - 07:46

•    Pope Benedict XVI drank more than five times his own bodyweight in Fanta every year
•    Milk from the elephant seal is twice as thick as whipping cream

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 20

Written by David Foad
29th May 2020 - 07:29

* You need a licence to sell seaweed in England.

* The ‘slush’ in the phrase ‘slush fund’ originally referred to leftover fat from cooking on board that sailors sold for profit.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 19

Written by David Foad
22nd May 2020 - 08:10

* It might not look it, but Guinness isn’t black; it’s actually very dark red.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol 18

Written by David Foad
15th May 2020 - 09:14

A whole orange will float on water, but sinks if you peel it.

Importing and exporting bananas involves more trade regulations than if you were dealing with AK-47 assault rifles.

Fun Friday Food Facts Vol 15

Written by David Foad
17th Apr 2020 - 11:15

In the same Dunkirk spirit of maintaining cheerfulness in the face of adversity, we offer up some less-than-serious food facts for you.

Fun Friday Food Facts 2020, Vol. 11

Written by Carmella Haswell
13th Mar 2020 - 08:21
  • Eggs symbolise fertility, so farmers used to scatter broken eggs into their fields hoping this would bring forth an abundant crop.
  • In Japan, sticking chopsticks upright into a bowl