Food & Drink
During an average person's life, they will consume about 60,000
pounds of food.
Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
The average American will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per
Did you know that there are coffee flavored PEZ?
The world's largest wine cask is in Heidelberg, Germany.
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes
them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
Coca-cola was originally green.
The world's oldest piece of chewing gums is 9000 years old.
It takes about a half a gallon of water to cook macaroni, and
about a gallon to clean the pot.
They have square watermelons in Japan. They stack better.
Cream does not weigh as much as milk.
Iceland consumes more Coca-cola per capita than any other
Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.
Only food that does not spoil: honey
Almonds are members of the peach family.
Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a
fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.
The average ear of corn has eight-hundred kernels arranged in
A full seven percent of the entire Irish barley crop goes to
the production of Guinness beer.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously
In Japan meat from the 'Fugu' or spiny puffer fish is considered
a rare delicacy, however the liver and intestines contain a
powerful neuro-toxin and the slightest contamination during
preparation can be deadly. Restaurants who serve fugu must have
'Fugu certified' chefs. In Japan about one hundred people on
average die annually from fugu poisoning.
Broccoli is a vegetable with a nervous system. Primitive though
it may be, it CAN feel pain.
It is believed ALL citrus fruits derived from the Chinese orange.
Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.