Food Facts is a listing of articles that teaches you how all types of foods, drinks and diets work.
Wasted Bread Is Being Brewed Into Craft Beer
Carbon Foam From Burnt Bread Could Save Lots of Dough
Ketchup: How to Keep the Non-Newtonian Fluid From Messing Up Your Next BBQ
Who invented salted caramel?
Antarctic Farm Could One Day Journey to Mars
How Food Tasters Work
How Processed Food Saved the World
Calling a Watermelon 'Seedless' Is Kind of False Advertising
Chinese Five-spice Powder: Tasty and Not Necessarily Five Spices
Would You Pay $56 for Five Potato Chips?
Champagne Science: There's a Lot Going on in That Bottle of Bubbly
I'm a health nut, and I notice that most foods I eat have normal-sounding ingredients except one -- this carton of soy milk I am looking at has water, soy beans, sugar, salt, vanilla and then this stuff called "carrageenan." What is carrageenan?
You love the taste of it on your flapjacks, but just how do they make maple syrup? Read this article on maple syrup to find out how this deliciously sweet condiment is made.
Ever wondered what the difference between jelly, jam and preserves is? And while we're on the topic, what exactly is Jell-O? Check out this article to learn the answers to these questions.
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.
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