Maybe that explains why Pepsi is known to have a more citrusy taste, compared to Coke’s more syrupy taste??

Orange juice is one of Mountain Dew’s three main ingredients, along with carbonated water and high fructose corn syrup.

More than 50% of the world’s cranberries are grown in Wisconsin — and you can watch a video of the harvesting process here.

It’s easy to mistake the foamy white paste as fat, but it’s actually a harmless protein called albumin.

In fact, everyone we spoke to — including a USDA rep, a germ expert, and a prominent NYC chef — discouraged the practice. Lots of people do it, but it can often be more harmful than helpful.

That’s according to a study by British Medical Journal, which surveyed 29,000 people about how they felt (energized, relaxed, sexy, confident, tired, aggressive, ill, restless, tearful) after drinking various types of alcohol.

Call it chocolate cannibalism. Kit Kats that get damaged during production are repurposed as the inside of future Kit Kats.

Read more: I Just Found Out What’s In A Kit Kat Bar And Honestly? It Surprised Me.

European chocolate requires a minimum of at least 14% dry milk solids. In the US, the minimum is 12%. European chocolate is also slightly richer because it’s required to have at least 3.5% milk fat. In the US, the minimum is 3.39%.

If you grew up with Hershey’s, there’s a high chance you’ve never noticed the flavor that many people abroad find totally repulsive.

Despite the popular opinion that butter should be stored in the fridge, various health authorities actually say it’s perfectly fine to store it on your kitchen counter — as long as your room temperature doesn’t drop below 68°F.

This includes the seeds of everything from apricots, cherries, and plums to peaches, mangoes, and nectarines. You should avoid eating them, and you should definitely avoid eating them crushed.

That’s because if the producers used real cookies, the oil from the cookies might have damaged the muppets, according to Sesame Street Unpaved.

Here’s even more proof that the concept of Chinese fortune cookies is exclusively American in origin and popularity: When Wonton Foods, Inc., America’s largest manufacturer of fortune cookies, tried to expand its business to China, the company found that the idea didn’t translate, as unsuspecting diners often accidentally ate their fortunes.

A serving of Parmesan cheese contains less than 1 gram of lactose per serving, making it lactose-free by some accounts.

Richard Montañez, who worked in the Frito-Lay plant in Rancho Cucamonga, California when he had the idea, is now a PepsiCo executive.

Especially in the age of Covid-19, when we’re all too aware of what can happen when an asymptomatic carrier spreads germs, it’s probably best to put dip on your own plate and double-dip to your heart’s content.

According to the FDA, it might be more of a taste issue than a safety issue. That’s only as long as you’re not part of an immunocompromised population (elderly people, pregnant women, and young children would fall into that category), and if your milk is just a few days past its expiration date.

It might taste weird but water itself has no ingredients that would make it go bad.

They’re not manufactured in large loofah-making plants, or picked from the sea. Loofahs are, as hard as it might be to believe, all natural.

Read more: Today I Learned Where Loofahs Come From And I Need To Share This Information

“I continue my practice of drinking a Jill of Cyder in the Morning and find no ill but some good Effect,” he wrote in his diary. A “gill” of cider, by the way, refers to about four ounces, or a quarter pint.

The chocolate might feel a little brittle, and it might be covered in white spots, but don’t worry — this white films occurs when cocoa butter fats separate from cocoa.

Unless it’s marked as pre-washed, all your produce should get a thorough rinse before being cooked. And to be honest, even if it is marked as pre-washed, I’d give it an extra rinse since consuming any fresh produce means taking a tiny risk.

That’s basically the secret behind its “essence,” aka the one ingredient in every La Croix can besides water. More specifically, a Wall Street Journal article describes the chemical as vapors that are “captured, condensed and eventually sold by the 55-gallon barrel.”

Generally, a pineapple takes 24 months to go from propagation to fruiting. It can then take even longer to actually ripen.

A pineapple is actually made up tons of flowers that have joined together to bloom and create something called a “multiple fruit.” It’s kind of beautiful. Figs and breadfruit are other examples of a multiple fruit.

Another thing to note is that capsaicin is not water soluble, meaning that drinking water won’t help as much as coating your mouth with literally anything fatty, like milk, ice cream, or even olive oil.

“There’s actually cellulose in all kinds of foods. Basically, anything that is labeled ‘added fiber’ probably has cellulose in it,” said Jaydee Hanson, Policy Director at the Center for Food Safety.

The bananas humans eat were bred from seedless mutants that were occasionally produced from wild-type bananas.

“Our Goldbears have five flavors – strawberry (green), raspberry (red), lemon (yellow), orange (orange) and pineapple (white). In Germany/U.K., the flavors include strawberry (light red), raspberry (darker red), lemon (yellow), orange (orange), pineapple (white) and apple (green),” a Haribo representative told BuzzFeed food.

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