2012: The Year in Food Words
2012 was a big year for food, so much so that it spawned an entire glossary of original words and phrases. The past year has brought us wine apartments in Japan, pizza topping drama in Italy, and who could forget the predicted bacon shortage that sent pork lovers around the world into an absolute frenzy?
a·pork·a·lypse (noun): Fears of a worldwide shortage of bacon in 2013 exploded in social media following the dissemination of a report by the UK's National Pig Association claiming heavy drought conditions in Europe had so destroyed corn and soybean feed crops that a reduction of pork production was inevitable.
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