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7 things you should know about peas.

1 YOU might think that peas are a vegetable, but technically they are a fruit.

2 THE leaves of peas are considered a great delicacy in China.

3 THEY are an ideal convenience food as they are easy to prepare and last for months in the freezer.

4THE first UK television K television commercial to be broadcast in colour in 1969 was the Birds Eye frozen pea advert.

5 PEAS have been around a long time and have even been found in ancient Egyptian tombs.

6 PEAS are also packed with nutrients and count towards one of your five a day.

7 THE average Brit eats their way through almost 9,000 peas a year.

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Publication:Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)
Date:Nov 16, 2014
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