Happy World Food Day

We are passionate food lovers and want to share with you our top 7 weird food facts in celebration of the World Food Day.

1) Chicken vs People

There are twice as many chickens in the UK than people. Across the world there are 7 times as many chickens as people.

2) Cranberry bouncy balls

Ripe cranberries will bounce like rubber balls.

3) Coconut water, the new blood?

Coconut water can be used as blood plasma.

4) Eating 100 cows

A hamburger from a fast food restaurant can contain as much as 100 cows.

5) Praying Pretzels

The twists in pretzels are meant to look like arms crossed in prayer.

6) 20 years of apples

If you tried a new variety of apple each day it would take you 20 years to try them all, as there are 7,500 different varieties of apple!

7) Ketchup when you’re ill

Ketchup was used as medicine in the 19th century.

For more weird food facts read our top 10 weirdest food facts.

Enjoy the World Food Day with us and make sure to check out the video below for more crazy food facts.