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How farmers in one Indian village crafted the most expensive nutmeg and mace

By Business Insider

Published : Nov. 21, 2023 - 11:19

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A kilogram of Pollachi mace sells for around $50 — more costly than mace from India's lead producer, Kerala, which sells for $35 per kilogram, and the US, at $9 per kilogram. So what makes Pollachi's nutmeg and mace so special? And why are they so expensive?