Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Fun Food Facts About Brits!

This was in the Daily Mail very interesting just had to share:

FOOD

  • There were only six Indian restaurants in Britain in 1950, but by 2004 their number had grown to around 9,000. They account for two-thirds of all eating out
  • We eat at least twice as many baked beans per person as any other nationality
  • Each week, the average person scoffs three chocolate bars, three packets of crisps, one cereal bar, one bag of nuts, one muffin, four biscuits and six sweets
  • We drink 165 million cups of tea a day - around three cups a day for every man, woman and child. While we account for a mere 0.91 per cent of the world's population, we are responsible for 6 per cent of its tea consumption
  • Eighty-eight per cent of breakfasts are eaten at home. But 15 per cent of Londoners eat them at work


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1208058/Eight-Brits-Tantalising-titbits-worlds-79th-largest-nation-us.html#ixzz0PFDYLcGT



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