13. The record for fastest/stupidest consumption is 46 slices in three minutes
The dudes at Freak Eating, who can also drink an entire case of 12 Hour Energy without dying, managed to devour 46 Kraft Singles in three minutes. They didn't make it to their original goal of 48, but that just gives them an excuse to try again.
14. Velveeta is owned by Kraft
To savvy food conglomerate scholars, it might not be surprising that the two brands are linked, but the Kraft Single wouldn't be what it is today if not for the acquisition of Velveeta in 1927. Smithsonian Magazine reports that James L. Kraft bought the fledgling Swiss company because it had developed a more meltable version of processed cheese that featured whey. The ingredient is found in both brands today.
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Dan Gentile is a staff writer at Thrillist. He hasn't purchased American cheese in years, a fact that will have changed by the time this article is published. Follow him to melty pleasures at @Dannosphere.