Fun Facts Flip Box

Hamburger or Burger?
Did you know that German immigrants brought the burger patty to America in the 19th century, where it was placed on a bun? American soldiers returned the hamburger sandwich to Europe during World War I.
Delicious Pizza
Pizza has a long history. Flatbreads with toppings were consumed by the ancient Egyptians, Romans and Greeks. But the modern birthplace of pizza is southwestern Italy's Campania region, home to the city of Naples.
French or Belgian Fries?
Did you know that During World War I, American soldiers who fought in Belgium were introduced to fries. At that time, the official language in the Belgian army was French, so the American soldiers mistakenly called the fried potatoes ‘French fries’
Sparling Wine
Sparkling wine contains polyphenols, found in red grapes, which promote the growth of healthy gut flora. Polyphenol molecules work as natural defense chemicals which effectively fuel healthy gut bacteria and subsequently aid digestion...
Old Oysters
Did you know that Oysters have been around for approximately 15 million years?
An oyster becomes an adult when it turns one year old and can live as long as 20 years.
Oysters can change their sex...
Rosé Love
Modern Rosé Originated in the 6th Century BC. Rosé develops its attractive, pink color due to the brief contact between a red grape and its skin during the fermentation process...
Tomatoes are not always red. Instead, they can come in a variety of colours including yellow, pink, purple, black and even white. A tomato is technically a fruit that is sometimes considered a vegetable. The confusion arose after the 1890s when the US Supreme Court named it a vegetable for taxation purposes.
Olive Oil
Did you know that Spain is the largest producer of olive oil in the world? Extra virgin olive oil is fairly nutritious. Apart from its beneficial fatty acids, it contains modest amounts of vitamins E and K.
Did you know that Hawaii produces about 1/3 of all pineapples in the world? Pineapples are native to South America before Christopher Columbus discovered them in 1493.
Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds are high in zinc, which is good for the prostate and building the immune system.
Super Lemons
Lemons are considered one of the world's healthiest foods - one lemon contains your daily dose of vitamin C, it cleanses the liver, boosts your immunity and aids in weight loss. Try adding it to a mug of warm water to kick start your day!
Colorful Strawberries
Strawberries can be a variety of different colors, and they contain more vitamin C than oranges.
Royal Avocadoes
An avocado has more than twice as much potassium as a banana. Also, half of an average-sized avocado has 4.6 grams of fiber — the most of any fruit!
Mashroom Glow
Mushrooms produce Vitamin D when exposed to ultraviolet light, but they don't need light to grow. The mushroom is the only non-animal natural source of vitamin D.
Aubergines or Eggplants?
Aubergines are also called eggplants. Italians once believed that eggplants made you insane. And by the way, eggplant are a type of berries.
Guilty Chocolate
Did you know that it takes 400 cocoa beans to make one pound of chocolate, and each cacao tree produces approximately 2,500 beans? It took eight years to develop the recipe for milk chocolate...
Cheese Love
Did you know that there are around 2,000 varieties of cheese in the world, and it takes about 10 pounds of milk to make just 1 pound of cheese! A giant wheel of Cheddar cheese was given to Queen Victoria (1837-1901) for a wedding gift...
Jam or Marmalade
Jams are made from one type of fruit or vegetable, whereas marmalade must use a citrus fruit in its preparation. Jams use the entire fruit by crushing, pureeing and cooking, whereas marmalades consist of the citrus peel, pulp and the juice (not the whole fruit)