#FactFridayOnMCZ | Edition 7

We connect the dots every Friday on Fact Friday on MCZ. This week, we look into facts from Greek mythology as regards fig fruit, we journey to Afghanistan where carrot was reported to have been first cultivated, we see why Ethiopians cherish the prickly pear fruit also amongst other things.

Did you know?

In Greek mythology, the fig fruit prominently as a gift of Demeter to Dionysus and as having received the blessing and sancity of the Greek gods.

Did you know?

The first cultivation of carrot is reported to be in Afghanistan region, approximately 1,100 years ago.

Did you know?

A country like Ethiopia cherish the prickly pear because according to historians. It performed an essential part in supporting people and cattle throughout drought and famine.

Did you know?

Black Velvet Tamarind is called Awin, Cheleku/Icheku & Tsamiyar kurm by Nigerians in the southwest, southeast and northern part of the country.

Did you know?

The mountain apple is called (Ohi’a ‘ai) in Hawaii and other common names that includes: Malaya apple, rose apple, or water apple and Nigerian local apple.


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