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Trivia: Spices

Did you know that India accounts for 70% of global spice production! More interesting facts in this trivia feature.

In the 4th century BC, black pepper had immense value. The Greeks referred to it has “black gold”.
 
Such was the value of spices, it is said that Vasco de Gama would encounter pirates when importing spices from India to Portugal.

Posted: March 23, 2018
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