Posted : 8 years ago

To make one kilo of honey bees have to visit 4 million flowers, traveling a distance equal to 4 times around the earth.

Of the more than $50 billion worth of diet products sold every year, almost $20 billion are spent on imitation fats and sugar substitutes.

The soda fountain was patented by Samuel Fahnestock in 1819, with the first bottled soda water available in 1835.

Aluminum cans were introduced in 1957 and two years later the first diet cola was sold.

Maria Ann Smith introduced the Granny Smith apple in 1838.

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Posted : 9 years ago

There are more than 10,000 varieties of tomatoes.

Carrots have zero fat content.

The tea bag was introduced in 1908 by Thomas Sullivan of New York.

The stay-on tab was invented in 1974.

The tall chef’s hat is called a toque.