Almonds are a member of the peach family.
A person eats around 60,000 pounds worth of food during his life which is the equivalent of six elephants.
The Baby Ruth candy bar was actually named after Grover Cleveland’s baby daughter, Ruth.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for Ronald Reagan.
Eskimo ice cream is neither icy, or creamy.
Grapes EXPLODE when you put them in the microwave!
Milk chocolate was invented by Daniel Peter, who sold the concept to his neighbour Henri Nestlé.
Botanically speaking, the banana is a herb and the tomato is a fruit.
In 1994, Chicago artist Dwight Kalb sent David Letterman a statue of Madonna, made of 180lb of ham.
Americans eat twice as much meat as Europeans, gobbling up some 50kg (110 lb) per capita.
Plastic bottles were first used for soft drinks in 1970.
Forks, mostly being two-tined, used to known as “split spoons.”
Bananas are the world’s most popular fruit after tomatoes. In western countries, they could account for 3% of a grocer’s total sales.
Approximately one billion snails are served in restaurants annually.
An onion, apple and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavour are caused by their smell.
The pull-ring tab was invented in 1962 and the re-sealable top in 1965.
In the 1950’s some 80% of chickens in Europe and the US were free-ranging. By 1980, it was only 1%. Today, about 13% of chickens in the West are free-ranging.