Video Compares the Areas Needed to Supply Different Foods
Did you know that different foods require different areas in order to be harvested? But how can you compare these areas?
This detailed video illustrates what is needed for each type of food by laying the areas over a globe of the world. It also provides interesting information on each type of harvest.
Did you know, for instance, that China produces some 80 percent of the world's garlic harvest? Or that the orange is a hybrid between the pomelo and the mandarin?
The more you watch the video the more interesting facts you find out. Potassium-containing bananas emit radioactivity at very low levels. When you cry when cutting onions it is because a volatile liquid and aerosol are released which stimulates nerves in the eyes.
Approximately 71 percent of the world's grape production is used for wine, 27 percent as fresh fruit, and 2 percent as dry fruit. Nigeria is responsible for 66 percent of the world's yam production.
Nordic countries are the highest consumers of coffee. Cotton seeds are toxic to humans and most animals due to the production of gossypol. Cows, however, can tolerate it.
Have we piqued your curiosity yet? Then watch this video to find out more of these riveting facts.
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