The Ancient Romans appreciated the taste and grew mushrooms. Modern cultivationmenced around the 16th century. but the Western advent of the sweet orange came more than 400 years later, perhaps with the help of Genoese traders or Portuguese explorers. It is one of the oldest and most universally used herbs in history. More recently Chicago daily tribune. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.), February 25, 1864, Image 2, brought to you by Library of Congress, Washington, DC, and the National Digital Newspaper Program.It is sweeter than fresh fruit because the natural sugar content is more concentrated. Some of the earliest records of dried fruit can be found on clay tablets and in wall paintings dating back as early as B.C. in Mesopotamia (01). There are multiple mentions of dried figs and raisins in the bible. From there, dried fruit kept makingApr 01, 2022 · Brunei records over 500 new cases, more than 1000 recoveries. Brunei recorded 503 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, announced the Minister of Health. With this new development, the total number of eased to 134,915.