Dedicated to my Gingeresque friend.
Alexander the Great, sourced his Wheat supplies from Egypt’s Nile Delta at his own expense.
It’s periodic-table of elemental-rich soils dragged down from Africa’s interior is the reason the pyramids exist.
There’s no coincidence that every great civilisation of the past grew crops in element-rich soils.
The Nile Delta’s nutritional superiority, allowed Alexander’s armies to march far longer, remain strong and healthier throughout his arduous campaigns.