Indonesia is the king of spices but imports Rp. 3 trillion of cloves

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Published Dec 28, 2022

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Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia - Indonesia was once known as the land of spices. This is the main reason many European nations sail away from their country to come to Indonesia. There are at least seven types of spices that are the wealth of Indonesia, including pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, cloves, turmeric and ginger. One of the most popular spices, Syzygium aromaticum, also known as cloves or cloves, is a spice plant commonly used as a natural flavor enhancer and food preservative. Not only that, cloves are also used in the cigarette, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. Spices were once a valuable commodity and were most sought after by Europeans because Europe's natural conditions could not optimize spice production in the country. Almost all parts of the clove plant can be used, starting from the flowers, flower stalks and leaves. According to the Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) data, in 2020, Indonesia's clove production reached 133,604 tons and made Indonesia the ...
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