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Did you know…Watermelons in Japan are square? (And other fun food facts)

 

So, why in the world are watermelons in Japan square? According to whataboutwatermelon.com, there are two reasons for this…

  1. They are easier to stack and ship
  2. It’s specifically designed to fit into the small Japanese refrigerators.

Here is a “Did you know”

video with this fact and a few others.

About Tamara Hoerner (1145 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes β€œGood, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

2 Comments on Did you know…Watermelons in Japan are square? (And other fun food facts)

  1. very interesting!

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