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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 27

17th Jul 2020 - 07:54
fun friday food facts vol. 27
On the day Prime Minister Boris Johnson is poised to unveil his roadmap to lead us back to normality, a few food fact titbits to remind you that normality isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be.

* Concrete is stronger if carrots are added to it.

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

* Jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé made 50 exquisite Fabergé eggs – and one Fabergé potato.

* It is estimated that blowing out the candles on a cake increases the bacteria on it by up to 1,400%

* During the Second World War, fish-and-chip-shop managers in Britain were exempt from military service


Written by
David Foad