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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol 18

15th May 2020 - 09:14
fun friday food facts
As we contemplate the slight easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions over the next few weeks, it might help to retain a sense of humour. To help you out, we’ve chosen a few choice food facts that can’t help but tickle your sense of the absurd.

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.

In 2013, nine babies born in the UK were named Cheese.

A ‘quarter pounder’ weighs less than a fifth of a pound when cooked.

Victorian cooking authority Mrs Beeton recommended boiling pasta for 1hr 45 mins.


Written by
David Foad