Asia's four major spices origins
It is said that when you mention Turkey, you can not be interested in all kinds of world cultural heritage, but you must not miss coming here to visit and smell. “Egyptian Spice Market” is the largest and oldest spice market in Istanbul. Why is this name? Because the Egyptians are the nose rent for spices, and Istanbul is the distribution center for Asian spices. This is a T-shaped enclosed building dating back to 1664. In the era of the Ottoman Empire, it was a gathering place for merchants from Egypt, selling a wide range of goods from the surrounding area, mainly spices. Merchants from all over the world exchanged spices for all kinds of hard currency at that time. Chinese porcelain, Indian ivory, and European glass were all available. A small world was built around this Egyptian spice market. It is said that some spices were more expensive than gold at the time. And the wealth it accumulated has made Europe a few vacations to plunder the name of the Crusades, and looted the city dozens of times.
India accounts for 42% of the world's total $2.8 billion in fragrance trade, and 90% of its fragrance is produced for domestic consumption. The growing affluence of Indian nationals has spurred rising domestic demand, while the consumption of spices in Western countries is also growing. Most of the Indian spice entities are traded in the Vashi wholesale market (35 km north of Mumbai's central business district) and other wholesale markets. Here, various shops display the cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks, Luo Wangyu and the open bag of red peppers under the light. In the hot air stirred by the electric fan, the phone ringing is endless.
The Arabian Peninsula has been closely associated with spices since ancient times and is known for its expertise in growing, producing and using spices. Hildod, the originator of Western history, made such descriptions and praises for Arab spices in BC: the whole land was filled with spices and fragrant.
Yunnan's spices are also famous. Yunnan has a low-latitude plateau with a special geographical location and complex topography, so the climate is also very complicated. Most of the province is warm in winter and cool in summer, and the climate characteristics of the four seasons like spring are known as the “plant kingdom”. Because of the wide variety of vegetation in Yunnan, there are countless raw materials needed to make spices. People who travel to Yunnan, love to buy a variety of essential oils and other aromatherapy products in the local area, in addition to the quality of the pure, the price is very cheap.