Posted by Michael Evans

Did you know that Maltesers was originally marketed to young women trying to lose weight? YUP, I'M TALKING ABOUT THE CHOCOLATE. In fact, it was supposed to be called "Energy Balls" at first, but good thing the people behind it realised it wouldn't work out.

Another fun fact: Vegemite was renamed "Parwill" during the 1920s for an advertising campaign to outsell Marmite. They even had a slogan that goes, "Ma might, but Parwill." Obviously, it was a bad idea so they changed the name back to Vegemite in 1935. 

These are just 2 out of 36 Facts About Australian Food That Will Make You Say "Huh... How About That"

Sometimes it's good to know random stuff about what you're eating, eh?


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