What Foods Grow in the Rainforest?

The foods that grow in rainforests are different types of fruits, vegetables and spices, such as coconuts, avocados, squash, yams, bananas, plantains, guava, mangoes, pineapples, peppercorns, vanilla, ginger, chocolate and cinnamon. There are nearly 3,000 different foods that grow in rainforests; however, the Western world consumes only about 200 of these foods, while indigenous people use approximately 2,000.

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