What fruits originated in Greece?
Important fruits were figs, raisins, and pomegranates. In Athenaeus’ Deipnosophistae, he describes a dessert made of figs and broad beans. Dried figs were also eaten as an appetizer or when drinking wine.
Is pomegranate native to Greece?
The Pomegranate: History and origins
The pomegranate, a rosy-hued fruit, bursting with plentiful, ruby-red, jewel- like seeds, is one of the oldest, cultivated fruits. The ancient Greeks believed it to have been planted by The Goddess of love, Aphrodite (Venus in Roman mythology) on the island of Cyprus.