Written by Sunny

Modified & Updated: 29 May 2024

Jessica Corbett

Reviewed by Jessica Corbett

The consumption of food allows up to get the nutrients and strength that our bodies need to perform our day to day tasks. It is a necessary part of life and survival. Over the years, humanity has further developed the culinary capabilities of modern ingredients and bring them to new heights each day. Food brings people together – and these food facts will, too. With so many new culinary treats to discover, these food facts will leave you itching for a bite.

  1. October is recognized as National Pasta Month in the United States.
  2. Twix bars were originally known as Raider before the year 1991.
  3. Bounty Bars was Saddam Hussein’s favorite candy bar.
  4. The Snickers bar takes its name from a horse.
  5. There are over 600 different types of pasta shapes produced worldwide.
  1. M&M’s were named after the co-creators of the candy, Mars & Murrie.
  2. The banana-flavored filling of Twinkies was halted after WWII due to the halt of the banana trade.
  3. Rice can be used in several foods such as beer, cereals, sauces, and frozen foods.
  4. Pringles did not become popular until the mid-70s.
  5. Geomelophagia is referred to as someone who has the urge to eat raw potatoes.
  6. Over 16 billion jelly beans are prepared for Easter.
  7. Sugar is the only taste that humans are born to crave.
  8. Mass-produced ice creams commonly have seaweed in them.
  9. Some yogurts contain traces of pork or beef gelatin.
  10. Vegetarians who eat fish are called Pescetarians.
  1. National Rice Pudding Day is celebrated on the 9th of August.
  2. Caramel was invented by the Arabs.
  3. Gummy bears span to a length of 79 millimeters.
  4. Gorgonzola cheese is said to date back to the year 879.
  5. It takes 6 bites to fully consume the average hot dog.
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