staple food



That is regularly consumed in a community or society and from which people obtain most or a significant proportion of their calorie requirements.

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  • The staple food was maintained and people really enjoyed it a lot which was a big surprise to me and my partner.

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  • You may want to try to sell a staple food because you will know that people will always want to buy it.

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  • Rice is a staple food in many parts of the world. It is consumed as the main source of calories by millions of people every day.

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