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Why are navy beans called navy beans?


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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.

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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.

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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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