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 flavor 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.