Fun Food Facts

Summer 2005 CSANews Issue 55  |  Posted date : May 20, 2007.Back to list

  • The can opener was invented 48 years after cans were introduced.
  • Wine is sold in tinted bottles because it spoils when exposed to light.
  • An onion, apple and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavour are caused by their smell.
  • Botanically speaking, the banana is an herb and the tomato is a fruit.
  • A person can live without food for about a month, but only for about a week without water.
  • Unless food is mixed with saliva, you cannot taste it.
  • An ounce of chocolate contains about 20 mg of caffeine.