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Spice market update: high demand for chilli

April 9, 2021 9:26 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.

Cumin

Rising arrivals have driven cumin prices down. With the prospect of a large quantity of available goods and low demand, market players do not expect any noticeable increases in the next few days. Everyone is looking forward to the new crop, which could be smaller than last year due to very hot temperatures, although this is still speculation. Grade A cumin currently costs USD 2,098/mt FOB India.

Coriander seeds

The rising number of new coronavirus infections and weak demand from exporters are weighing heavily on the coriander m

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