Random facts are also fun to find out, especially when it relates to food! We’ve gathered some interesting food facts that may surprise you!
Did you know honey is basically bee vomit? The forager bee takes nectar to the hive and then regurgitates it into the honey stomach or the processor bee. It then regurgitates it into the hive and allows it to ripen.
This fizzy drink is mainly made out of concentrated Orange Juice?! Sugar overload!
If you’re feeling dehydrated, snack on a cucumber, its 96% water.
Figs are pollinated by female wasps! The wasp dies inside the fig as they have no way to get out and the enzymes inside the fig breakdown and dissolve the wasp.
Carmine is what gives red skittles their ruby colour. Carmine is made with boiled, cochineal bugs, aka beetles.
White chocolate isn’t really chocolate! It doesn’t contain the dark chocolate cacao solids, which means it’s not chocolate. It does contain a ton of cocoa butter
Shredded Cheese contains cellulose, which is sawdust, so it doesn’t stick together.
Some apples that you purchase from the supermarket may be a year old!! They stay fresh as they are held in cold storage.
Out of any vegetable, Asparagus loses its flavour the quickest. It’s best to eat the day of purchase.
Basically, green beans have tiny hairs on them which can trap bugs..We know we all be double checking our beans now!
To help your body process protein, eat Kiwi fruit!
Mostly all Greek yogurt has double the amount of protein as its counterpart.
Some soft drinks use an ingredient called sodium benzoate. This can react with the acid in the drink to create a compound called benzene that has been associated with cancer.