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The Spice Wars

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During the Roman empire, the spice trade was dominated by the Arabs. Their ships sailed from the Red Sea to India, where they bought spices carried by Malay traders from the Spice Islands.

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No Thanks, Burger Press

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I really don’t care for product reviews where the reviewer doesn’t seem to have actually tried the product in question. And you know it’s a doozy when the lead-in is a disclaimer stating that if you buy something using the links in the story, that the reviewing site earns a commission.