Friday Fact…


 

 

The Average person will eat 10,866 carrots in their lifetime.
Carrots were the first vegetable to be canned commercially
The Longest Carrot recorded in 1996 was 5.14 metres (16 feet 10 ½ inches)
Carrots produce more distilled spirit than potatoes
In early Celtic literature, the carrot is referred to as the “Honey Underground”!
Carrots are one of the rare vegetables which are more nutritious cooked than raw
Carrots were first grown as a medicine not a food
It’s a myth that Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots – he simply did not like them.

For more carrot facts visit The Carrot Museum

Picture from michael.newman

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