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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol.5

5th Feb 2021 - 08:37
In preparation for the start of the Six Nations this weekend, the food facts are themed around the six countries that compete for the Grand Slam.

  • A typical full English breakfast contains around 1,190 calories.
  • France produces ten billion baguettes every year.
  • Ireland has five vineyards in Dublin, Cork and Waterford.
  • There are more than 300 different types of grapes that are grown in Italy.
  • In Scotland haggis is normally made with a sheep’s heart, liver, lungs and kidneys with onions and oats but in 1984 the first vegan haggis was launched.
  • The number of sheep in Wales (nine million) outnumber the population by three to one.
Written by
Edward Waddell