Friday Fun: Food Facts

Peanut-Butter-Chocolate-Banana-Cream-Pie-52962In a survey conducted in 1951 of the U.S. Armed Services, banana cream pie was the favorite dessert.  Rice pudding was the least liked.

Fig Newtons were created in 1891 by Kennedy Biscuit Works in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts. The company had named many of their other cookies after nearby towns and almost called this one the “Fig Shrewsbury” before Newton won out.

Lollipops were first made in New Haven, Connecticut in 1908 by George Smith. They were named after a racehorse of the day, Lolly Pop.

Did you know that one ounce of broccoli has as much calcium as one ounce of milk?!