Singapore’s fruit and spice plantations
S ingapore’s historical relationship with fruit and spices has been well documented since the arrival of the British in 1819. Cultures of the East and the West came together to trade in Singapore, developing the island’s interest in growing its own fruit and spices.
Our historical landscape
A nyone familiar with Singapore’s sophisticated modern landscape may be surprised to imagine that not so long ago fruit and spice plantations covered the island. Close your eyes when you visit the following places, take a deep breath and imagine…