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Aleppo Pepper is a "culinary casualty" of the Syrian War

The civil war in Syria is not only a humanitarian tragedy, but is also disrupting the global spice trade.

Syria’s rich, ancient food culture and balmy climate make it a top producer of many popular Mediterranean herbs and spices. The Spice Station’s supply of top quality syrian sumac, cumin and za’atar has been cut off. Although we are able to find other sources of those herbs, the unique Aleppo pepper is only available from Syria.

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