You read it right. Before the 17th century carrots in fact used to be purple. The modern day orange carrot wasn’t cultivated until Dutch growers in the late 16th century took mutant strains of the purple carrot, including yellow and white carrots and gradually developed them into the sweet, plump, orange variety we have today.
Last time we had 12 Fascinating Food Facts, and so today we’ll be having another amazing food facts that many of us may have never heard before.
I don’t wanna talk about each food facts that our infographic will be presenting, that will spoil the game. So just read on and tell me what food fact amazed you the most. Mine? Did carrots really used to be purple?
Source: Today I Found Out