1. Most Expensive Spice:
This has to be saffron. Although grown worldwide, it is derived from the essence of the saffron crocus flower. A rare celebrity in its own world, about half a kilogram of dry ... more 
1. Most Expensive Spice:
This has to be saffron. Although grown worldwide, it is derived from the essence of the saffron crocus flower. A rare celebrity in its own world, about half a kilogram of dry saffron is extracted from 75,000 flowers. That is the area of 5 Olympic level swimming pools. Since it requires so much effort to procure and manufacture, the spice is priced at INR 5500 – INR 55000 per kilogram. less 
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