FUN FACTS ABOUT LATIN AMERICA (3)

Think you know potatoes???

 

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Chile and Peru both battle it out to be known as the birthplace of the potato.  There is, however, scientific evidence that potatoes were domesticated as early as 10,000 years ago in the High Andes of southeastern Peru and northwestern Bolivia.

Check out this link to Lima Easy to find out more about a food that has become a staple in many countries and cultures.

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3 thoughts on “FUN FACTS ABOUT LATIN AMERICA (3)

    1. Yup. I knew there were several varieties but thousands???!!! Lol. Although some look so very very very different from anything I would think to label a potato!

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