馬鈴薯比黃金還要貴? Potatoes worth more than Gold?

1897年至1898年期間是阿拉斯加淘金熱時期,當時馬鈴薯的實際價值比黃金還要高!
馬鈴薯因為含豐富的維生素C, 所以礦工都會將淘得的金換取馬鈴薯。

During the Alaskan Klondike gold rush, (1897-1898) potatoes were practically worth their weight in gold. Potatoes were so valued for their vitamin C content that miners traded gold for potatoes.
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Source of information: Fun Fact

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