Popcorn: An Ancient History

#DYK Popcorn was important to the Aztec people in the early 16th century? Learn more about this ancient snack here: #popcorn #history #snackfacts #Sharphome #simplybetterliving

“Corn has been a cultivated crop for thousands of years, and popcorn also dates back several millennia. The earliest traces of popcorn indicate that it was used much as it is today, as an occasional snack. But in the Aztec culture, it was an important offering to the gods as a way of ensuring safety for their people and a successful harvest.”

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