This. Changes. Everything.
You may have tucked into one of these carrots before, perhaps with a nice Sunday roast, or maybe a good pie.Picture: Flickr/Jeffreyw
Some of them look like this:Picture: Flickr/Nanao Wagatsuma
But chances are they looked more like this:Picture: Savanna Smiles
You might have thought they were grown deliberately that way by farmers. Lovingly cared for and developed into that smooth, little morsel of sweetness.
But you were wrong
The majority of "baby carrots" are actually just chopped down versions of regular carrots that are too wonky to sell in supermarkets.
The rest, as they say, is history.
Check out this video below which shows how they're made: