columbian exchange and sugar

Events

Columbus' second voyage

1493

Slaves cultivate sugar fields in the Americas

1509

Sugarcane is exported back to Europe

1516

Sugar is exported from Brazil and Lisbon

1526

French, Enligh, and Dutch found sugar colonies

1630

English annual per capita consumption of sugar increased by 20-fold

1663

English annual per captia consumption of sugar inscreased by another 5-fold

1835