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Five interesting facts about soup

January 30, 2019

Ideal time to indulge

January is National Soup Month, and with the month ending amid bone-chilling cold, there’s no time like now to enjoy a warm, hearty bowl.

Preferred by women

Women are twice as likely to order soup for lunch as men.

Consumed by the billions

Americans eat more than 10 billion bowls of soup each year.

How about the hippo variety?

The earliest archaeological evidence for the consumption of soup dates back to 6000 BC, and it was hippopotamus soup.

Campbell’s condensed it

The Campbell Company was the first to invent condensed soup. Campbell’s introduced it to the world in 1897.

Source: mobile-cuisine.com

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