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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 40

Written by Edward Waddell
15th Oct 2021 - 09:22
  • Youtubers have been taking on the challenge to only eat blue foods for 24 hours!
  • King Charles VI of France (The Mad King) loved blue cheese!
  • The total production of blueb

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 39

Written by Edward Waddell
8th Oct 2021 - 06:00
  • The word curry comes from a Tamil word kari or karil, meaning spices or sautéed vegetables.
  • On average Brits will spend around £30,000 on curry during their lifetime.
  • The

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 38

Written by Edward Waddell
1st Oct 2021 - 08:20
  • Arabica and Robusta coffee beans account for more than 90% of coffee drunk, the rest comes from two much rarer varieties – Liberica and Excelsa.
  • The heaviest coffee drinkers in the

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 37

Written by Edward Waddell
24th Sep 2021 - 09:40
  • By 2050 the world population is expected to exceed 10 billion people and to feed them all we will require 70% more food and 120% more water.
  • Sherbet lemons are described as a ‘mugg

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 36

Written by Edward Waddell
17th Sep 2021 - 09:01
  • On Super Bowl Sunday around 58% of Americans order pizza, which makes it the highest selling day for pizza than any average day in a given calendar year.
  • Italy produced about 22% o

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 35

Written by Edward Waddell
10th Sep 2021 - 06:00
  • Goat meat accounts for around 70% of the red meat consumed globally.
  • In Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, the very strongly smelling durian fruit is banned from buses, sub

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 34

Written by Edward Waddell
3rd Sep 2021 - 06:00
  • In Ian Fleming’s 1957 novel From Russia, With Love, it’s revealed that James Bond has marmalade on his toast.
  • Eighty percent of a cricket can be eaten, while only 55% of a pig and

Fun Friday Food Facts Vol. 33

Written by David Foad
27th Aug 2021 - 06:00

* Contrary to popular belief, sumo wrestlers don’t sit around eating all day, they generally eat only twice a day. However they do pack 4,000 or more calories into those two meals.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 32

Written by Edward Waddell
20th Aug 2021 - 08:47
  • The giant sweets known as gobstoppers are built up by slowly depositing layers of coloured, flavoured liquid sugar and can take weeks to manufacture.
  • In the UK a Prairie Oyster is

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 31

Written by Edward Waddell
13th Aug 2021 - 09:35
  • Besides blueberries, other naturally occurring blue foods include blue corn, the Adirondack blue potato and the fruit of the Australian blue marble tree.
  • Foreign food brand names c