Based on written historical records, wheat originated in Southeast Asia, including in Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Syria. Wheat belongs to the genus Triticum, which encompasses several different relatives of wheat, some of w... More » Food Food Facts Food History

Nasdaq charts wheat prices by gathering pricing information and then ordering them on a line graph. These line graphs can be organized to display weekly, monthly or yearly data. More » Business & Finance Industries Agriculture

Find the current market price of wheat by searching the term at The website displays both the most recent traded price in U.S. dollars per bushel or metric ton and other recent economic trends involving the c... More » Business & Finance Industries Agriculture

Gnocchi, a traditional Italian dumpling, likely has its origins in the Middle East. It was introduced to Europe as the Roman Empire expanded its territory. Earliest written references to the dish appear in 14th century I... More » Food Food Facts Food History

While the exact origins of sugar are unknown, the Polynesians were probably the first to use it roughly 5,000 years ago. The Indians invented the manufacture of sugar granules from sugarcane about 2,000 years ago, though... More » Food Food Facts Food History

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Alexander the Great's empire covered the modern countries of Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Greece, Jordan, Israel, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Egypt and Greece. At the time that Alexander came to be King of Macedonia... More »