Fun Facts

Oldest living tree

April 1, 2020

Fun Fact! The ginkgo tree is one of the oldest living tree species in the world.

How many squirts?

March 25, 2020

Fun Fact! A gallon of milk equals approximately 350 “squirts” of milk from a dairy cow’s udders.

Easier to peel

March 18, 2020

Fun Fact! Older eggs are easier to peel than fresh eggs because older eggs have larger air cells (the space between the egg and the shell).

History of cheese making

March 4, 2020

Fun Fact! The practice of cheese making is thought to date back more than 4,000 years.

Egg yolk protein

February 26, 2020

Fun Fact! Nearly half of an egg’s protein content is contained in the yolk.

How many eggs per chicken?

February 19, 2020

Fun fact! There are approximately 280 million egg-laying chickens in the U.S. Each chicken produces between 250 and 300 eggs per year.

Cinnamon types

February 12, 2020

Fun Fact! Cinnamon comes in many varieties, including Cassia cinnamon (native to China and most commonly sold in the U.S.) and Ceylon cinnamon (native to Sri Lanka).

Who is Johnny Appleseed?

February 5, 2020

Fun Fact! American pioneer and nurseryman John Chapman, also known as “Johnny Appleseed,” born in 1774, is credited with introducing apples to America’s Midwest.

Chamomile types

January 29, 2020

Fun Fact! There are two types of chamomile, German and Roman.