Englishman visited 60 countries in search of the perfect corn flakes. On his travels man spent 36,800 pounds (58,000 dollars), but says it has no plans to complete the search.
At age 10 a resident of Hampshire Mick Hobdey first tried cornflakes, served on the breakfast his mother. Product of corn so pleased the boy that he would not imagine my life without crunchy breakfast.
Every year the favorite became desirable for Mika, who started using cereal for lunch and dinner, adding milk or sugar bowl.
In September 2002, an avid traveler Hobdey, who is on vacation in Mexico, wanted to try local cereal and thus combine their passion – the journey and the constant absorption of cereal.
Since then, 11 years have passed, but the 33-year-old Englishman continued to visit different countries, trying to find the perfect composition of his favorite dishes
"I’ve been to 60 countries bought only local cereals. My ideal – the dark, crisp, organic plate. Unfortunately, I have not found a semblance of my standard. Least make a delicious breakfast in Asia and Africa: they are more like cardboard soaked in milk. I had to add sugar to swallow such a mess. By the way, there is a fairly clear divide between the quality of cereals in the developed and developing countries. To raise money for their trip, I am working on a few companies, doing temporary work. I do not regret spending your money, because I live for my wanderings "- recognized married" taster ".
Unfortunately, the obsession with dry breakfast harmful to the health of Mika: Doctors diagnosed him with diabetes. This is not surprising, because the British researchers found that one serving of his beloved Englishman product contains a quarter of the daily dose of sugar.
"I need to reduce the consumption of cereals and give preference to fat, but that does not mean that I give up the search for their ideal future" – said Hobdey.
Here is a list of countries in which corn detective visited: England, Spain, USA, France, Wales, Belgium, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Scotland, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, Ireland, Monaco, Italy, Vatican, San Marino, Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Puerto Rico, Canada, Greece, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Vietnam, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Senegal, Gambia, Egypt, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Portugal, Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Kosovo and Bosnia.
It should be noted that travel Englishman spent 36,800 pounds (58,000 dollars).