Becuase everyone likes a little titbit of random trivia, we've written this.

  • The UK sandwich industry employs more people than the UK agricultural industry.
  • It is estimated over 300,000 people are now employed in the commercial sandwich sector.
  • 'Sandwich' is also a town in Kent, although the name has no direct connection with a sandwich.
  • Its origin comes from the Saxon meaning for 'Sandy Place' or 'Place on the Sand'.
  • Sandwich, Kent is likely to have been formed in Roman times although the first recorded mention is in 640AD.
  • The town is also the birthplace of Viagra.

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Gethin Evans

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E: gethin@sandwich.org.uk