Exhibitors from Yemen including Jibal Al Saida Trading; Ahmed Yahya Al Makhlafi; Zaidan Mohammed Ahmed Al Masqari; Majid Abdulla Aazi Al Zbairi; Ammar Mohammed Ahmed Al Masqari and Mansoor Ibrahim Trading who will be selling the most popular products from Yemen namely honey, silver, spices and accessories.
Yemeni honey is considered to be of the most superior quality in the world, owing to the traditional methods of procurement thus avoiding the use of chemicals, its medicinal value and taste of an unimaginable quality. Although several governorates are famous for the production of honey including Shabwah, Amran, Ibb, Hajjah, Taiz, and Mahweet to name a few, it is the Sidr Honey of the Hadramaut valley that stands out and is touted to be the single most expensive honey in the world. Honey has long been part of the heritage of Yemen and is on occasion still presented to Sheikhs, ministers or well-known social personalities.
Yemen silver jewellery is famous for its ethnic handmade design work and rare and genuine beads. It came into existence during 1940′s, the craftsmanship of which can be attributed to Jewish citizens who had settled down in the country at the time. This unique craftsmanship has stood the test of time even today.
Long before the advent of Islam, Yemen was famous for its incense and spices, and served as a way station in the trade routes of spices from India to Europe. The spices of Yemen, however, will always, at least locally, hold a reputation for being among the best in the world. More than 100 varieties of spices can be found in Yemeni markets. Spices of the highest quality sold at Yemeni souqs are renown not only for food flavouring but also for their medicinal purposes as remedies for certain ailments and diseases.
Visitors may make use of the opportunity that is Global Village 2012 to purchase products of both local and international design, in this case honey, silver, spices and accessories from Yemen, which will bring visitors a step closer to discovering the culture that is unique to the country of Yemen.
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