interesting for some to find out that the following foods are in fact from
Africa; Africa indeed has an astonishing lot to offer in diverse areas. Jumia
Travel shares 4 foods you probably didn’t know originated from Africa.
While rice is
able to be grown quite well on foreign non-African soil, African slaves are the
ones credited with teaching foreigners (Americans to be precise) how to properly
irrigate a rice field and thus grow rice.
delicious and stimulating coffee bean is believed by many coffee experts to have
originated from East Africa, where it was first grown sometime in the 14th
century. It then made its way to Northern Africa in the 1600s before spreading
to other parts of the world.
Sugar actually came from
New Guinea before making its way to foreign lands like America via the Middle
East more than 12,000 years ago. It is believed that in the attempt of the Arabs
to conquer Southern Africa, they spread sugar throughout the region, which
eventually made its way to Spain and became popular in Europe and the rest of
the western world.
This is one of the most widespread
spices in the world and though it is largely identified with the Asians, its
origin can be traced to Africa from the time of early railway construction to
Uganda, when the British imported a lot of Indians who came to Africa with