It spreads over 75 countries or 1,000 soccer fields in yearly consumption.
Nutella was invented during WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration. Today, a jar is sold every 2,5 seconds. To put that in perspective, a baby is born every 8 seconds. In France, you'd get a 'Non!' for naming your child 'Nutella'.
Kiwi picked up the Chinese gooseberry from Yangtze River Valley.
Kiwifruit originated in China, not New Zealand. The prominent produce company Turners and Growers announced that it would from now on export Chinese gooseberries under the name ‘kiwifruit’. Introduced to this country in 1904, kiwifruit are now cultivated worldwide, with New Zealand-grown fruit marketed as ‘Zespri’.
Zespri Kiwifruit has such a good brand in China that other people routinely counterfeit their packaging. But can that brand stand a "Made in China" label?
Hard to turn away, impossible to turn around
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The iceberg that was around 100 feet tall and came from a glacier in Greenland.
No one ever claimed that the Titanic was "unsinkable". The quote, "practically unsinkable" was taken out of context. In 1911, Shipbuilder magazine published an article describing the construction of the Titanic. The article stated that when the watertight doors were closed, the ship would be "practically unsinkable".