Augustus and Hannibal loved raisins
The Phoenicians and Armenians then began to trade raisins with the Greeks and the Romans. Tasty dried muscats, sultanas and currants became very popular and in great demand with the Greeks and Romans who ate them in large quantities. As the popularity of the raisins grew, so did their value. Can you believe that in ancient Rome you could trade two jars of raisins for one slave boy? And how about raisins as a cure for what ails you? Ancient physicians prescribed raisins as potions that could cure everything from mushroom poisoning to old age.
Emperor Augustus feasted on small birds stuffed with raisins. Even Hannibal had raisins in his troop rations when he crossed the Alps.
All Type Of Raisin
Golden Long Raisin also is known as Golden Raisin Jumbo or Kashmari Golden Raisin. As it is clear from its name the color of this raisin is golden. Raisins, in general, are dried grapes.
Green Raisins | Jumbo Raisins : Green Raisins also are known as Green Jumbo Raisin, Kashmari (Kashmiri) Green Raisins and Green Long Raisins. As it is clear from its name the color of this raisin is green. Raisins, in general,…
Sultana Raisins Light Brown are dried Seedless grapes of the Vitis vinifera species. Customers also know this raisin as Malayer Raisin or Seedless Thompson. As it is clear from its name the color of this raisin is light brown. Farmers…