Spice Trade — cloves

... and a few other articles on cooking with spices!

10 Health Benefits of Cloves

cloves knowledge base

Cloves might look innocent, but they are an ancient spice with medicinal properties documented in both traditional home remedies and modern scientific literature. We realised this many decades ago in India, as many of our industry customers bought cloves for toothpaste, and advertised them as the key ingredient inside. As most home remedies and such are viewed with skepticism, we’ve compiled a list with scientific sources to back up the claims, to bring what was once exclusively Ayurvedic beliefs into the modern world. Based on this new knowledge, it’s no wonder that so many cosmetic products use the ingredient as...

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Baklava (Recipe)

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Baklava (Recipe)

Baklava is one of those desserts that you will never forget once you try it. It can be best described as the dessert answer to the Croissant. It’s native to the remains of the Ottoman Empire (for example Turkey or the Middle East), and is also very popular in parts of Asia. Baklava is a technical dish, but only requires a small number of ingredients. It’s also well worth the effort. A good baklava is layered with flavour and fit for a king. In fact, it is believed to have been developed in the Imperial palace kitchens in Turkey centuries...

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Cloves prices

cloves market news

Madagascar origin new crop Cloves after falling down about 50% below their recent peak, have again started creeping up due to shortage and renewed demand.  

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Cloves

cloves market news

Crop in Madagascar is much smaller this season. Prices for Cloves have started looming upwards. Wild exchange fluctuations are also resulting in market chaos.  

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