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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 29

Written by Edward Waddell
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30th Jul 2021 - 06:00
  • In the film Zombieland Tallahassee is obsessed with searching for twinkies but actor Woody Harrelson is a vegan so he consumed a mock version made from cornmeal instead of genuine twinkies.

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 27

Written by Edward Waddell
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16th Jul 2021 - 06:00
  • McDonald’s sells 2.5 billion hamburgers every year, which equates to 75 individual burgers being sold every second.
  • According to a YouGov poll carried out in February 2021 the most

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 26

Written by Edward Waddell
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9th Jul 2021 - 08:21
  • Italy is the largest exporter of wine in the world and on average each person drinks over 45 bottles of wine a year.
  • Queen Victoria was very fond of the good old British banger but

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 25

Written by Edward Waddell
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2nd Jul 2021 - 08:55
  • On July 4th Americans are expected to eat 150m hot dogs, which laid end-to-end would cross the country five times.
  • The largest food crop grown in the US is corn; in 2019 farmers pl

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 24

Written by Edward Waddell
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25th Jun 2021 - 09:18
  • In the UK McDonald’s fries are vegan and cooked separately from other ingredients; in the US, though, they add a ‘beef flavouring’ derived from milk.
  • In 2016 over 163 million tonne

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 23

Written by Edward Waddell
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18th Jun 2021 - 08:45
  • The key ingredients of the ‘full English’ breakfast include fried eggs, sausages, grilled bacon and tomatoes, mushrooms and fried bread with black pudding usually featuring

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 22

Written by Edward Waddell
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11th Jun 2021 - 08:47
  • It’s difficult to imagine Italian cuisine without the tomato, but it took 300 years from its first introduction before it started to become a staple ingredient in the early

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 21

Written by Edward Waddell
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4th Jun 2021 - 08:29
  • At Christmas in 2018 parenting blogger Mark Hoyle, aka LadBaby, reached number one with his single ‘We Built This City (On Sausage Rolls)’, a parody of the 1985 hit song ‘We Built This City

Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 20

Written by Edward Waddell
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28th May 2021 - 06:00
  • The oldest commercial barbecue sauce still made – Scott’s Family Barbecue Sauce – was first sold in North Carolina in 1917.
  • The prototype of Weber’s iconic kettle barbecue was actu