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About a third of all fish and seafood eaten around the world is mislabelled, and the amount of fraud being committed is increasing.

Food fraud: Do you really know what fish species you are eating? A Taste of the Sea When you buy fish from a store, or when you are served a fish dish in a restaurant, you expect to get what the label says or to eat what you ordered. Unfortunately, the reality is sometimes far …

About a third of all fish and seafood eaten around the world is mislabelled, and the amount of fraud being committed is increasing. Read More »

When Colonel Harland Sanders, by that time estranged from KFC, visited a Manhattan KFC in 1976, he described the food as ‘the worst fried chicken [he’d] ever tasted’ and compared the gravy to ‘wallpaper paste’

“For the Colonel, It Was Finger-Lickin’ Bad” Here’s a gem from the archive of the NY Times. One day in September 1976, NY Times food critic Mimi Sheraton and Colonel Harland Sanders stopped into a Manhattan Kentucky Fried Chicken. The Colonel, then estranged from the company he founded, strolled into the kitchen after glad-handing some …

When Colonel Harland Sanders, by that time estranged from KFC, visited a Manhattan KFC in 1976, he described the food as ‘the worst fried chicken [he’d] ever tasted’ and compared the gravy to ‘wallpaper paste’ Read More »

“Sardines” aren’t a specific fish. The word is used for multiple species of small, oily fish. The definition for what constitutes a sardine varies by government and region with the UN citing 21 different species classified as sardines.

Sardines as food Canada The last remaining sardine packing plant in North America is in Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick. The Brunswick brand, which started as the Connors Brothers in the 1880s, produces sardines (actually, juvenile herring, Clupea harengus) with many flavours. Brunswick claims to be the largest sardine producer in the world. England Stargazy pie …

“Sardines” aren’t a specific fish. The word is used for multiple species of small, oily fish. The definition for what constitutes a sardine varies by government and region with the UN citing 21 different species classified as sardines. Read More »

“Black Forest Ham” comes from the Black Forest region of Germany, where it was originally coated with beef blood to give it its dark color.

Difference Between Virginia & Black Forest Ham The two most popular types of hams that you’re likely to encounter are the Black Forest ham and the Virginia ham. Although similar, there are a number of subtle differences between the two. On sight, identifying your porky friends is fairly easy, as Black Forest ham has a …

“Black Forest Ham” comes from the Black Forest region of Germany, where it was originally coated with beef blood to give it its dark color. Read More »

Colonel Sanders (which is a the highest honorary title in the State of Kentucky) of KFC fame sold his company in 1964 for only $2 million dollars ($17 million today). He remained as brand ambassador but complained the company had cut costs and made an inferior product than the early days.

Colonel Sanders This article is about the American businessman. For other people called Colonel Sanders, see Colonel Sanders (disambiguation). Colonel Harland David Sanders[a] (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (also known as KFC) and later acting as the …

Colonel Sanders (which is a the highest honorary title in the State of Kentucky) of KFC fame sold his company in 1964 for only $2 million dollars ($17 million today). He remained as brand ambassador but complained the company had cut costs and made an inferior product than the early days. Read More »

The founder of Old Bay seafood seasoning founded his own company after being fired by McCormick after two days on the job after they found out he was Jewish

Old Bay Seasoning The Old Bay Line, after which Old Bay is named Old Bay Seasoning is named after the Old Bay Line, a passenger ship line that plied the waters of the Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore to Norfolk, Virginia, in the early 1900s. In 1939, a Jewish-German immigrant named Gustav Brunn started the Baltimore …

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After opening his first shop, KFC’s Col. Sanders got in a shootout with a local competitor. His opponent shot a bystander and was eventually convicted of murder, ultimately eliminating Sander’s local competition

Colonel Sanders This article is about the American businessman. For other people called Colonel Sanders, see Colonel Sanders (disambiguation). Colonel Harland David Sanders[a] (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (also known as KFC) and later acting as the …

After opening his first shop, KFC’s Col. Sanders got in a shootout with a local competitor. His opponent shot a bystander and was eventually convicted of murder, ultimately eliminating Sander’s local competition Read More »