Why are navy beans called navy beans?
The navy bean got its current popular name because it was a staple food of the United States Navy in the early 20th century. These small white beans are perfect for making baked beans.
Navy beans got their name because the United States Navy has served them as a staple to its sailors since the mid-1800s. Navy beans are also called haricots, Boston beans, or white pea beans.
The Navy Bean, or Boston bean, white pea bean is native to America. It is called navy bean because it was a staple food of the United States Navy in the early 20th century.
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