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Random Food and Drink Facts

There are 197 Random Food and Drink Facts!

  • 1
    Decaffeinated coffee is not 100% caffeine free. When coffee is being decaffeinated, 2% of the caffeine still remains in it.
  • 2
    By 3,000 B.C. there were at least six different types of beer in Egypt.
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    Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.
  • 4
    The Aztecs were the first to serve chocolate as a drink. They also mixed it with hot chili pepper to make it really 'hot'.
  • 5
    Apples are 25% air.
  • 6
    The estimated number of M&M's sold each day in the United States is 200,000,000.
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  • 7
    The TomTato is a plant that produces both potatoes and tomatoes!
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    Cashew nut shells contain oil that is extremely irritating to human skin.
  • 9
    The world's oldest known recipe is for beer.
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  • 10
    Rice is the chief food for half the people of the world.
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    Sometimes frozen fruits and vegetables are more nutritious than fresh!
  • 12
    One jar of Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds throughout the world.
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    The biggest burger in Britain, dubbed the 'Apocalypse Burger', is a mammoth 25,000 calories, weighs 11kg (25lb) and contains £150 (around $233 USD) worth of ingredients.
  • 14
    Honey does not spoil. It has been found in Egyptian pyramids perfectly preserved and still edible.
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    A hardboiled egg will spin. An uncooked or softboiled egg will not.

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