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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 18

14th May 2021 - 06:00
This week for Fun Friday Foods Facts we explore South America!

We have created a story map to showcase these weird and wonderful facts.

  • Brazil is the largest exporter of coffee, soybean and beef in the world.
  • Popular Argentinian dishes include Asado, Dulce de Leche and Empanadas.
  • Around 70% of the world’s Brazil nut supply comes from Bolivia with exports at around 25 million tonnes.
  • There are more sheep in Uruguay than humans! In 2000 the country exported $1Bn worth of livestock.
  • Paraguay’s national dish is Sopa Paraguaya, which is a cornbread with onions and cheese.
  • In Ecuador guinea pig is considered to be a delicacy and an ancient tradition. It is roasted whole and is said to taste similar to rabbit. 
Written by
Edward Waddell