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29/03/2022

  • Peach – the well-travelled fruit

    The juicy, tasty peach is a very well-travelled fruit. First cultivated in Eastern China – possibly as far back as neolithic times – its botanical name is Prunus persica.

    Persica references the fact that it was later cultivated widely throughout Persia, after being domesticated in Japan and before being taken to Europe. The name was attached […]