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1) e) Americans waste about 25% of all the food produced in the U.S. each year.

2) b) Lou Gehrig was the first athlete to appear on a box of Wheaties cereal.  During the period 1934-36, Gehrig was featured in various action poses on at least three Wheaties packages, as well as in various print ads.
(Duke Snyder appeared in 1956; Dizzy Dean in 1935; Jackie Robinson in 1996; and Bob Feller in 1938).
More Wheaties Trivia

3) The vanilla bean is the fruit of a tropical American species of orchid, and it is the only orchid which produces anything edible.
More Vanilla Trivia

4) c) According to the company, Uncle Ben was an African American Texas rice grower, who had a reputation for the quality of his harvested rice. Supposedly his rice became the standard by which all other rice was judged.
     During WW II, Gordon L. Harwell's company, Converted Rice, Inc., supplied high quality rice to the U.S. Armed Forces. After the war, the company began offering the same high quality rice to consumers, and named it Uncle Ben's after the Texas rice grower.
More Rice Trivia

5) Vanilla bean pods.

6) e) There are at least 10,000 varieties of tomatoes.     More Tomato Trivia

7) a) The most popular beverage in the world is tea, and beer is number two.
More: Tea Trivia - Beer Trivia

8) Ketchup.
More Ketchup Trivia

9) Kaffir Lime.
More Kaffir Lime Trivia

10) b) Quincy, Massachusetts.
More Massachusetts Trivia



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