Fascinating Facts About The Food We Have at Home

Food is a necessity, but don’t you think that we need to know everything about the food we are consuming every day? Here are some fascinating facts about the food we all have at home. Are blackberries, strawberries, blueberries and blackberries really berries and from where comes the most expensive fruit all world? 

Read on to learn some interesting food facts we should all know. Is good to know something plus about the food you eat every day. All these information you can share with our children and nephews and be informed about the food you have in the fridge. ( Find inspiration in this 10 super-healthy smoothie recipes)

Fascinating facts – Japanese cantaloupe is the most expensive fruit in all world

Fruit in Japan is as much expensive as in any other country. In American restaurants, there is cantaloupe mostly in every salad and is cheap, but this is not the case in Japan. Here, you must pay an incredible 125 $ just for one cantaloupe (melon). Would you spend so much money on one small pleasure that you will eat for 5 minutes?

cantaloupe fascinating facts

Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries aren’t  a berries

Neither strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and raspberries are berries but the banana is a berry. The name can make you think different than the reality. A berry is a plant that has three distinct fleshy layers: the exocarp (outer skin), mesocarp (fleshy middle) and endocarp (innermost part, which holds the seeds). This type of plant has exactly the banana but not the strawberries, raspberries, blackberries or blueberries. Can you beleive in this food fact? Amazing, I have no idea about this.


Fascinating facts- There are 7,500 different types of apples around the world

We all know that apple can be seen in yellow, red, green and red colour. But many of us have no idea that in the world are more than 7000 different types of apples. This weird fact can blow your mind because in all world are exactly 7500 different types of apples with different seeds.


Do you know that cherries are a member of the rose family?

We are all cherry lovers, eat them with appetite but having no idea that cherries are a member of the rose family (Rosaceae group). A cherry tree (blossom) is the flower of some of the trees of the genus Prunus. The Rose family includes 2500 species and the cherries are also on that list. But, I must tell you another incredible fact, on the list are also apples, pears, cherries, plums, apricots, raspberries, strawberries and peaches. OMG, this is an incredible fact!

cherry tree

In the past chocolate was used as a currency

When I read this fact the first thing that came to mind was: How can something so sweet to be used as a currency? But, however, 250 A.D. ancient civilizations in Mexico and those in South America have used the cacao powder as a currency. Well, the answer to my question is that this is a long time ago where people had no option and must use some food as a money system.