- Country of manufactureUkraine
As well as wheat, it has been cultivated during era of neolytic revolution in the Middle East not less than 10 thousand years ago. Wild barley grows on wide space - from the island of Crete and North Africa in the West to the Tibetan mountains in the east. Palestine ate it not less than 17 thousand years ago.
It is not excluded that barley has been entered into culture in different districts independently. In the Central Europe the culture of barley already in the Middle Ages has become general. Barley could get into Russia from Asia through Siberia or the Caucasus and long since was of great importance as foodstuff for those districts where the culture of other bread is impossible.