Cork.

Cork production is über-important for Portuguese economy. And Portuguese share is 50% of total annual world production, or 61.3%, according to slightly confusing references from Wikipedia. Even though most of the harvested cork goes into wine bottle stoppers, many other products can come out of it, and that’s what this post is about.

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Just throwing everything randomly in the mix, from a postal stamp to designer furniture … and the Portuguese pavilion at the Shanghai EXPO 2010!

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