Did you know that…?

A hardboiled egg will spin, a raw or soft boiled egg won’t.

Almonds are a member of the peach family. 

Peanuts are actually legumes. 

Apples are apart of the rose family. 

Bananas aren’t a fruit, they are a herb.

Canola oil is actually rapeseed oil, but the name was changed for marketing reasons. 

Approximately 150 people per year are killed by coconuts. 

Coffee beans are fruit pits. 

A fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball. 

Goat’s milk is more popular around the world than cow’s milk.

Honey is used in antifreeze and in the middle of golf balls. 

Ancient carrots were purple. 

Ketchup was sold in the 1930’s as medicine.

Onions gave no taste, only smell. 

Rice is the main food for half of the world’s population. 

Strawberries have more vitamin C than oranges. 

Americans ate 33% more spinach in 1931 when Popeye became popular. 

The average French person eats 500 snails per year. 

The average American or Canadian will eat almost 12 pounds of cereal per year. 

Young coconut water can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.

Tomatoes were originally thought to be poisonous. 

Avocados are poisonous to birds. 

Watermelons cost up to $100 in Japan. 

If you stick two forks in a pickle and add a charge, it will emit light. 

What do you think? Did you know these fun facts? Has any of these facts changed your mind about the foods you eat?!



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