Make sure you bring your appetite because we’ve got a short video on five sizzling facts about bacon!
You can read the facts below or scroll a little further down to see the video!
- Did you know that the first meal ever eaten on the moon was bacon?
When astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin sat down to their first meal after their successful landing, they had bacon, peaches, sugar cookies & coffee.
- Scientists are experimenting with growing bacon in labs.
Researchers have been using stem cells from pigs, hoping it will make meat production more humane. So scientists are creating bacon in a lab… what could possibly go wrong?!
- 3rd September is International Bacon Day.
That means wherever you are in the world, you can celebrate… bacon style!
- People have been eating bacon for a really long time.
In fact it’s one of the oldest processed meats in history – the Chinese began salting pork belly over 3000 years ago.
- Bacon mania!
Over the past decade, our complete obsession with bacon has led to some seriously strange bacon products. Things like, bacon flavoured chocolate and bacon mayonnaise are just the beginning. You can buy bacon soap, cologne, toothpaste, dental floss and even bacon flavoured coke!
So there you have it, those are out five totally delicious, totally true facts about bacon.