10 Facts About Food Everyone Should Know

It seems that we know everything, or almost everything, about what we eat because we read the labels carefully. But can we say that with certainty?

Be On Ligne has compiled a list of curious facts that will make you change your mind about traditional cuisine.

10. Ketchup can be produced without tomatoes.

Despite the fact that tomatoes are inexpensive (as compared to wasabi, for example), they are quite often replaced by cheaper ingredients, such as applesauce, various thickeners, dyes and other additives. To distinguish a fake ketchup, first look at its color – it must be red or dark red. As for consistency, real ketchup should not be too liquid.

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