When did beans become widely eaten by Mexican and Spanish people?

Were beans always eaten through out history by these people?


  1. Beans were a staple crop in the Americas from the earliest agricultural civilizations. Maize was first domesticated in mesoamerica, though, and traveled by the trade routes throughout the region. By the time DeSoto and his men reached the Ohio river, they found maize fields.

  2. I can’t answer this, but I Can tell you that the Natives ( Aztecs, Mayans, Incans) did first eat Maize/Corn, which is not the most consumed food in the world. It is practically in every single thing we eat in the western world. In our drinks, sodas, candy, fast foods, everything). Corn is used to feed the animals that are rapidly grown to feed Us….


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