Follow Up: Food fighting festivals! (Year 9 – Year 11)

Food fighting traditions in Spain and Italy have been going on for years.

Watch these videos to watch what happens:

Video 1: Thousands gather in Ivrea, Italy to pummel each other with 1.1 million pounds of oranges

Video 2: Hundreds Of Tons Of Tomatoes Are Used As Ammo In Spain’s Tomatina Festival

Carry out some research about these traditions and how they originated.

What is your opinion about these traditions? Should they stay or should they go?

Whilst some people in the name of traditions waste so many tonnes of fruit in food fights, 820 million people go to bed with an empty stomach each day.