Spices are aromatic or pungent vegetable substances used to flavour food. This category is for sites on the commercial-scale cultivation and processing of spices, or the scientific study of spices.

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Black Pepper: Production and Trade
Information on the international trade in pepper, its cultivation and harvest, and the processing required to produce black, white and green pepper.
Cassia
General information on this spice, its preparation and storage, culinary and medicinal uses, plant description and cultivation.
Chilli Peppers: Production and Trade
Information on the cultivation, marketing and processing of chilli pepper in South Asia, mainly in India.
Cinnamomum Oils
Provides information on the oils extracted from the bark of trees of the genus Cinnamomum, the world supply, the harvesting, processing and the developmental potential.
Cloves
Information on this spice, its history, spice description, preparation and storage, uses, attributed medical properties, plant description and cultivation.
Condiment Paprika: Breeding, Harvesting and Commercialisation
Report from the Australian Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation into all aspects of the cultivation and harvesting of this crop. [PDF]
Gernot Katzer's Spice Pages
Information on numerous herbs and spices, including production, names, history, and uses.
Ginger
Information on this spice, its history, spice description, preparation and storage, uses, attributed medicinal properties, plant description and cultivation.
Growing Your Own Ginger
Though mostly cultivated in the tropics and sub-tropics, Zingiber officinale can be grown in temperate regions with protection in the winter.
Mustard
General information on this spice, its preparation and storage, culinary and medicinal uses, plant description and cultivation.
Nutmeg
Information on this spice, its history, spice description, preparation and storage, uses, plant description and cultivation.
Paprika
General information on this spice, its preparation and storage, culinary and medicinal uses, plant description and cultivation.
Saffron (Crocus sativus L.)
Information about saffron, its cultivation, names and uses. Includes photos.
Tamarind: Production and Trade
India is the only commercial grower of tamarind and exports all over the world. Information on the cultivation, harvesting and processing of this spice.
Turmeric
General information on this spice, its preparation and storage, culinary and medicinal uses, plant description and cultivation.
Zedoary
General information on this spice, its preparation and storage, culinary and medicinal uses, plant description and cultivation.
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