October 26th, 2012
Canada has more donut shops per capita than the United States.
Canadians eat more Kraft Dinner (Macaroni and Cheese) per capita than any other country in the world.
Canola oil is actually rapeseed oil but the name was changed in Canada for marketing reasons.
Cashew nuts contain oil in the shell that is very irritating to the skin.
Cheddar cheese is the best selling cheese in the USA.
Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from producing tears.
Chili Powder was invented in the 19th century in the American Southwest.
Chocolate contains a very small amount of caffeine. A cup of decaffeinated coffee has approximately the same amount of caffeine as in 50 M&M’s.
Chocolate maker Cadbury uses more than sixty thousand tons of cocoa each year, in the United Kingdom alone.
Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne.
Corned beef got its name because this beef was preserved with pellets of salt that were the size of corn kernels, which was also referred to as “corns” of salt.
October 17th, 2012
Better wine can be produced by the soil being of poor quality. This is because the vines have to “work” harder.
Black pepper is the most popular spice in the world.
Blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit or vegetables.
Bourbon was first made by a Baptist minister from Bourbon County in Kentucky in 1789. That is where it got its name.
Britons eat over 22,000 tons of french fries a week.
Burger King restaurants serve over 400 million ounces of orange juice annually.
Buttermilk does not contain any butter, but is a cultured milk product which is usually made from fat free milk.
By federal law, for a noodle to actually be a noodle it must have 5.5 percent egg solids in it, otherwise it cannot be called a noodle.
Caffeine is the world’s most popular stimulant.
October 9th, 2012
An egg shell can have up to 17,000 tiny pores on its surface.
An egg that is fresh will sink in water, but a stale one won’t.
Annually, an Australian eats 15 kg of bananas, which comes out to 27 meters of bananas.
Annually, British people eat more than 15 pounds of beans.
Another name for licorice is “Sweet Wood” or “Spanish Juice.”
Approximately 125 people die in the United States from an anaphylaxis to foods each year.
Approximately 850 peanuts make a 18 oz jar of peanut butter.
Approximately three jars of peanut butter are sold every second.
Approximately two gallons of water are used to brush your teeth.
Back in 1953, it took 27 hours to make one Marshmallow Peep. Now it takes only six minutes.
Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make a person happy. This same chemical is found in Prozac.
Bananas trees are not really trees. They are considered to be giant herb plants.