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Game Info[]

Luxury resource.


Spices Spices are found in Jungles or Forests. They are accessed with a Plantation, so you'll have to cut down the foliage first.

Civilopedia entry[]

Spices are plant-derived substances used to preserve and enhance the flavor, color or texture of food. Some spices have religious significance as well, and some are purported to have medicinal benefits. Common spices include pepper, mustard, cinnamon, saffron, and ginger. Generally, spices must be dried and ground before being applied to food; this distinguishes them from herbs like sage or oregano, which are green and leafy and which may be used fresh or dried.

See also[]

Civilization V Resources [edit]
Bonus BananasBison BNW-onlyCattleDeerFishSheepStoneWheat
Strategic AluminumCoalHorsesIronOilUranium
Luxury Citrus GodsKings5 clearCloves BNW-onlyCocoa BNW-onlyCopper GodsKings5 clearCottonCrab GodsKings5 clearDyesFursGemsGoldIncenseIvoryJewelry GodsKings5 clearMarbleNutmeg BNW-onlyPearlsPepper BNW-onlyPorcelain GodsKings5 clearSalt GodsKings5 clearSilkSilverSpicesSugarTruffles GodsKings5 clearWhalesWine

GodsKings5 clear Added in the Gods & Kings expansion pack.
BNW-only Added in the Brave New World expansion pack.