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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 31

Written by Edward Waddell
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14th Aug 2020 - 06:00
  • Sweden has almost 2,000 miles of coastline meaning fresh fish is available across the country, including pickled herring which is widely eaten.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 30

Written by Edward Waddell
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7th Aug 2020 - 05:00
  • Wales: Residents in Bala hold the world record for the largest Welsh cake.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 29

Written by David Foad
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31st Jul 2020 - 08:50

•    The Carolina Reaper is the hottest chilli in the world; a man died after eating one in a chilli-eating contest in New York State in 2018.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 28

Written by David Foad
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24th Jul 2020 - 08:41

* The heatproof sleeve on the outside of a disposable coffee cup is called a ‘zarf ’.

* The drug valium, used for its calming effect, is present in potatoes.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 27

Written by David Foad
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17th Jul 2020 - 07:54

* Concrete is stronger if carrots are added to it.

* A glass of calvados (apple brandy) contains seven apples.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 25

Written by David Foad
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3rd Jul 2020 - 09:08

* During a 2007 costume-themed pub crawl, ‘all Captain Americas were asked to go outside for a possible identification’ after one Captain America with a burrito stuffed down his tights assaulted tw

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 24

Written by David Foad
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26th Jun 2020 - 10:44

* Snackwells – Just two Devils Food cookie cakes from the Nabisco ‘low-fat’ and ‘zero cholesterol’ brand provided nearly a third of your daily sugar allowance

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 23

Written by David Foad
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19th Jun 2020 - 07:51

•    Frederick the Great of Prussia, who died in 1786 at the age of 74, reputedly drank coffee mixed with Champagne and mustard.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 22

Written by David Foad
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12th Jun 2020 - 07:29


•    Samuel Born was given the key to the city of San Francisco in 1916 for inventing the machine that inserts sticks into ice lollies.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 21

Written by David Foad
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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