The Story of the World’s Oldest Clove

Clove Buds
Clove Buds
Photo by Steenburgs


This morning I ran across an article that I have to share with you.

This is the story of  The World’s Oldest Clove Tree

Can you imagine the days before cloves were available in every market? When a pair of islands held the entire world’s supply of the spice.

In these days, the spices were so valued that the traders would do anything to control the lands and the access to the spice.  Until one day, a man braved the wrath of the Dutch East India Trading Company… and I’ll let you read the rest! The World’s Oldest Clove Tree

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