Microsoft Office Clip Art - PeaFun Facts!


-The United Kingdom is the largest producer of peas that are used for freezing, in Europe.


-One serving of freshly frozen peas has more vitamin C than two large apples.


-In 1533, Catherine de Medici supposedly took Italian peas, known as "piselli novelli," to France when she married Henry II.

Microsoft Office Clip Art - Pea Soup


-In the 19th and 20th centuries, the thick London fogs were called "pea-soupers" because of their incredible thickness (density) and their slightly green color.


- Clarence Birdseye froze the first peas in the 1920's.


-Janet Harris holds the world record for eating peas. In 1984, 7175 peas were consumed one by one in 60 minutes using chopsticks.


Microsoft Office Clip Art - Princess-The story of The Princess and the Pea was written in the mid to late 1800's by Hans Christian Andersen.  Check out the Story!



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                                                                                                                                                     Created April 2009