Where Food Comes From

Food Is Fun believes it is important for children and parents (in fact everybody) to know where our food comes from, and why food is important for us. Here are some videos we have found that explain the origins and history of some foods. Keep coming back here to see what's new.

Chocolate


The origins and history of chocolate. This American video is a good overview, but there are plenty more to be found on YouTube

Pasta


An overview of factory production of pasta by one american company

Cornflakes


From the field to your breakfast bowl: how cornflake based cereals are made

Sugar


This Australian video shows how sugar is made from Sugar Cane

Vanilla


Vanilla facts from the Eden Project

Flour


This UK video shows what goes in in a modern flour mill

Bread


This UK video shows how bread is made on an industrial scale

Rice


See how rice is grow in the Phillipines

Tea


See how tea is grown, harvested and produced in India