Potato history

Fun fact! Potatoes were first cultivated by the Incas in Peru around 200 BC. The Spanish introduced the potato to Europe in the 16th century where people were initially reluctant to adopt it. However, over time, due to its practicality, Europeans widely accepted and consumed the crop.

Potatoes were first cultivated by the Incas in Peru around 200 BC. The Spanish introduced the potato to Europe in the 16th century where people were initially reluctant to adopt it. However, over time, due to its practicality, Europeans widely accepted and consumed the crop.

Source: https://www.agmrc.org/commodities-products/vegetables/potatoes