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Spice market update: fake cumin causes concern among traders

July 8, 2022 at 8:30 AM, Der AUDITOR
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GUJARAT. Weekly monitoring with the latest market information from India on cumin, coriander and turmeric, chilli, black pepper and cardamom as well as a price list for more than 70 products.

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As last week, Indian cumin is maintaining its upward trend. Heavy rains in different parts of the country have damaged goods in the local warehouses and are also preventing farmers from bringing their crop to the markets. This consequently leads to lower deliveries, which stabilises prices. In addition, there are reports of counterfeit cumin, which is made from fennel husks, for example. This is about 50% cheaper to produce and has many traders worried. Indian exports, meanwhile, have fallen sharply compared to previous years, as the importing countries still

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