In France, people eat approximately 500,000,000 snails per year.
Approximately one billion snails are served in restaurants annually.
Over 90% of all fish caught are caught in the northern hemisphere.
75% of fish caught are eaten - the rest is used to make things such as glue, soap, margarine and fertilizer.
Over the last 40 years food production actually increased faster than population.
The average person eats almost 1500 lbs of food in a year.
Carrots have zero fat content.
Carrots were first cultivated in Afghanistan in the 7th century, and they started with yellow flesh and a purple exterior.
Chocolate is the number one foodstuff flavor in the world, beating both vanilla and banana.
Native Americans never actually ate turkey; killing such a timid bird was thought to indicate laziness.
The amount of pizza eaten each day in the USA measures between 75 -100 acres.
Found on the seal of a bag of bagels: New and Improved - Made the old fashioned way.