It’s not a secret that today’s vegetables and fruits look very different from their ancestors. Humanity has made significant efforts to improve their taste and look. In this article, you’ll see how bananas, eggplant, and other fruits and vegetables looked before humans decided to change them.
Viral Inspiral suggests taking a short tour to the past which will help you understand how lucky we are to live in present times.
This 17th-century painting by Giovanni Stanchi shows a type of watermelon that no one in the modern world has seen. Thanks to breeding, scientists managed to modify smaller watermelons with a white interior into the larger red versions we know today.