Sugar Cones and Crusades

The sweet stuff

Calle della Refinery, Calle Refinery and Calle dello Zucchero

What do all these have in common?
Apart from being parts of the labyrinth that is Venice, these were all critical locations for Venice’s sugar trade. The Venetians may be once again masters at capatalising on a good thing, but they were not responsible for discovering sugar or even for initia…

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