Food is one of our only means of surviving and living but did you know that there's a lot more about food that we are unaware of.
Here are some amazing and interesting fun facts about food:
Let’s get started!
- CHEW GUM CANDIES
Did you know that Sugar does not stretch and can cause bubbles in a piece of chewing gum to collapse early and this is why Everyone Chews gum until the sugar is gone to blow a bigger bubble.
- HONEY IS ACTUAL BEE VOMIT
When a honey bee collects nectar, they drink it and store it in their stomach until they’re back at the hive. And honey can last up to 3000 years, it will never rot.
- GELATIN ISN’T VEGETARIAN
Gelatin is made from boiling skin, cartilage, and bones from animals such as pigs, cows, and chickens.
- CORN CAN BE USED IN PRETTY MUCH ANYTHING
Corn is one of the most versatile crops out there. There are more than 4,000 different uses for corn.
- KETCHUP USED TO BE MEDICINES
People thought tomatoes had medicinal qualities. Back in the early 1800s, a doctor claimed they could treat diarrhea and indigestion, so he made a recipe for a type of tomato ketchup which then became a pill.
- RASPBERRIES ARE A MEMBER OF THE ROSE FAMILY
As are cherries, apricots, plums, pears, apple, quinces, peaches, strawberries, and blackberries. These types of fruits typically have flowers with five equal petals arranged around a central core. Unlike many other fruits, once picked, unripe raspberries do not ripen.
- CARROT COME IN MANY COLORS
Although most carrots are orange it turns out that it was not always that way. The original carrots were purple and yellow.
- WHITE CHOCOLATE ISN’T A CHOCOLATE
White chocolate doesn’t have any components of regular chocolate. It’s just a mixture of sugar, milk, vanilla, lecithin, and cocoa butter.
- THE MOST EXPENSIVE PIZZA IN THE WORLD COSTS $12000
That’s because it takes 72hours to make, and it can only be made by 3 Italian chefs. The pizza is topped with 3 types of caviar, buffalo mozzarella, lobster from Norway and Cilento, and pink Australian sea salt.
- NUTRITIOUS FOOD
Nutritious food costs10 times more than junk food.
- APPLE AND ITS VARIETIES
There are so many apple varieties that are available if you are to eat an apple a day. It would take you over 27 years to try them all. And more kinds are produced every year!
We all know that how is food important to us. Whether we live to eat or eat to live, one certain thing is that we cannot survive without food. Food is not just a human necessity but is also only one of the greatest pleasures in life. No matter how many dishes we have tasted or learned know how to cook.
So these were some fun facts about food that might seem funny, interesting, and weird but are facts.