Cashew nuts that are sold commercially in grocery stores primarily come from Africa and India; however, the cashew nut is actually a native of the tropical regions in Brazil. The cashew nut is found growing on cashew trees.Know More
The cashew tree grows long and fleshy stalks. At the end of each stalk, which is called a cashew apple, the cashew nut grows. Wild animals enjoy eating cashew nuts just as much as their human counterparts, but the animals can only eat cashew nuts that have fallen and are cracked open. The cashew nuts protect themselves with a double shell that has a poison known as anacardic acid. This poison is similar to the poison found in poison ivy and is the reason why cashew nuts are always sold without their shells, unlike nuts such as peanuts or pistachios. Cashew nuts sold for commercial use are most often dried and then roasted in order to remove the toxic and potentially lethal oils.
Cashew nuts have a number of nutrients including vitamin E, copper, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, zinc and heart-protective monounsaturated fats. These nutrients provide antioxidant defenses in the body, increase energy production, help to build strong bones and blood vessels, protect the heart, help to prevent gallstones and even help to lower the risk of weight gain.Learn More
As of 2014, the Campbell Soup Company has a line of 10 different types of soups, including Condensed Soups, Chunky, Homestyle, Slow Kettle Style Soups and Healthy Request. Other soup lines under the Campbell's umbrella include Gourmet Bisques, Microwavable Soups, Campbell's Go Soups, Soups for Easy Cooking and Reserve Soups. Campbell's has been making processed foods since 1869, has its headquarters in Camden, N.J. and has products that sell in more than 100 countries worldwide.Full Answer >
There is no publicly available, comprehensive list of the supermarkets that carry Boar's Head brand lunch meats. However, many of the large supermarket chains such as Publix, Kash n' Karry and Stop & Shop feature Boar's Head brand as well as thousands of smaller grocery stores and delis across the country.Full Answer >
Frank Galatolie is responsible for the invention of Sour Patch Kids in the 1970s. The basis for this candy is the Mars Man candy.Full Answer >
The gummy bear was invented in 1922 by Hans Riegel, a candy maker from Bonn, Germany. He named his company Haribo, an acronym for Hans Riegel Bonn. When the gummy bear was first introduced, it was called the "dancing bear."Full Answer >