In which continent does rice originate?

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GASTRONOMY QUESTION #8497

In which continent does rice originate?

Asia

Explanation

Rice is a cereal grain of the grass family which is native to southern China and Thailand, although it spread to all continents bar Antarctica early on. Rice is the oldest known crop and archaeological findings reveal that rice has been grown and eaten for close to 7000 years.

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