Food Facts & Fun

Food Facts is a listing of articles that teaches you how all types of foods, drinks and diets work.


Ever wonder what chewing gum is made of and why it doesn't dissolve in your mouth? Find out your answers in this article about chewing gum.

Where do corn oil and corn syrup come from? When I eat corn on the cob, there's not any oil or syrup in it, so where do they get this stuff?

Many of the foods that you buy wrapped in plastic today are using what is called modified atmosphere packaging, or MAP. How does this packaging lend to keeping your lettuce fresh? Find out here.