[Northkeep] period fruit

Carl Chipman cchipman at nomadics.com
Thu Aug 30 14:18:05 PDT 2001

Dried fruits do still carry vitamin C, yes?

Did they carried fresh fruit on voyages or dried fruit?

I'm curious... they knew how to make jerky and preserve meat...


Carl Chipman
Nomadics, Inc.
cchipman at nomadics.com

> -----Original Message-----
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> On Behalf Of marc-carlson at utulsa.edu
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 4:07 PM
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> Subject: RE: [Northkeep] period fruit
> Quoting Derek Wilson <dwilson at dollarcar.com>:
> > So the Answer is....
> > Pineapple is yes but only late period.
> Like Chocolate, only in areas where the Spanish held sway, and then
> perhaps not as we think of it today (aka "sure it's Period, but is it
> period for ME?"
> > Cherry/Orange yes if there is some form of trade with the location
> > with the Asiatic's.
> Assuming they don't rot on the way.
> > But in all cases I would think it more rare than
> > grapes/apples/currant/gooseberry/pears/date plum/figs which all are
> > native to the European/Mediterranean
> I agree.
> M/D
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