More facts about biscuits
Biscuits and vending machines go hand in glove, and we thought it would be interesting to find some unusual facts about the humble biscuit.
83 per cent of people say they would rather eat a biscuit and a cuppa than go out on a date.
The same survey reveals that nine per cent of people say they have hidden biscuits in their sock drawer.
As You Like It and Troilus and Cressida are the only Shakespeare plays that mention a biscuit.
This year is the 125th anniversary of the creation of McVitie’s Digestives by Sir Alexander Grant de Forres in 1892.
In 2012, in Broadstairs, Kent, Elliott Allen claimed a world record for breaking 18 digestive biscuits with one karate chop.