Oldest bread in the world

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2018 December

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Baking & bread
    Economics & commerce > Feeding the World


    Scope & contentScientists at a 14,000-year-old dig site have uncovered the earliest-known evidence of bread-making. Found in the Black Desert in Amman, Jordan, this shocking discovery has extended the first evidence of bread by more than 5,000 years.

    The advent of agriculture, before this amazing find, was originally predated 4000 years later, leaving scientists baffled by the revelations this ancient loaf has given us. Before this, it was originally thought that the Neolithic people of the Stone Age were the inventors of bread, 9,000 years ago, in Çatalhöyük in Turkey… Read more.


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