About our ingredients and other fun facts.

First Flight to Belize

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Many people already know that Charles Lindbergh landed the first airplane, ( The Spirit of St. Louis), in Belize on December 1927 at Stanley Field, (Now the Phillip S. W. Goldson International Airport.   But did you know that the Mercury spacecraft was conceived, invented and designed by a Belizean-born American Scientist/Mechanical Engineer named Maxime Faget (pronounced Fahzhay)?   Dr. Maxim Faget, who was responsible for the Mercury spacecraft, was born in Dangriga, Stann Creek district on August 26, 1921 For the rest of the story on both of these heros, go to: http://amandala.com.bz/news/historical-links-john-glenn-charles-lindbergh-belize/

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Why are the Manatees in Trouble?

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Famous Singer/Songwriter and Performer Jimmy Buffett has visited Belize on many occasions. But did you know he is also a Manatee Conservationist? Manatees all throughout the Caribbean are in danger for a number of reasons. But mostly it is due to human invasion into their natural habitats. If you are a lover of these gentle sea creatures, you can visit the sites below to see what you can do to help. http://www.savethemanatee.org/ https://dolphins.org/manatee_conservation Help Save the manatees!

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Allspice: The Caribbean's King of Spice

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Allspice, also called Jamaica pepper, pepper, myrtle pepper, pimenta dulce, Turkish yenibahar, or newspice, is the dried unripe fruit (berries, used as a spice) of Pimenta dioica, a mid-canopy tree native to the Greater Antilles, southern Mexico, and Central America, now cultivated in many warm parts of the world. The name "allspice" was coined as early as 1621 by the English, who thought it combined the flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, but it's really just a natural spice on its own that screams out Caribbean when added to food.   Allspice is the dried fruit of the P. dioica...

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Welcome to Caribbean Spice Belize

Posted by Elizabeth Vidrine on

Founded in 1999, Caribbean Spice Belize became our proud home-based bottling company, nestled in the unspoiled jungles of Belize. We strive to preserve the freshness that is usually only known to those living in the area. We firmly believe that the rich flavors of Belize can only be bottled without the use of additives or preservatives. We nurture and grow gourmet food items at local village farms just minutes down the road, which allows us to produce our creations within hours of being picked. Our mission is to share the genuine flavorful riches of local tropical fruits, spices, raw honey,...

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Welcome!

Posted by T. Budd on

Welcome to our Fun Facts section! Here we will be adding stories of interest about our Products, Ingredients, and look at the origins of Belizean Ways and Traditions. Feel free to comment if you please. We would love to hear what you think! Cheers, T.

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