17 Shocking Things You Never Knew About Your Favorite Foods


In the past decade or so, food has become a hot topic of conversation in many circles, Where it originated, how it is made, varying alternatives, which recipes suit certain foods best, and more.

You know why? Because It’s part of our everyday lives. Food gives us energy and brings people together. But there are often some hidden, disturbing truths about food. Food is no exception. Sometimes food has secrets, especially foods that many of us consider favorites.


Favorite foods are sometimes sweet, sometimes an occasional expensive treat, and sometimes even full of childhood memories. It’s easy to turn a blind eye to the ingredient list on our favorite foods, but knowledge is power. Take a peek at the list below and see if one of your favorite foods is hiding a secret you may not know.


Green gummy bears are actually strawberry-flavored.


Bananas are actually berries, but strawberries aren’t.