Spices

Spice market update: pests cause chilli crop losses

January 21, 2022 8:55 AM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

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

Domestic demand for cumin is good, but prices are so high that buyers are only stocking up on necessities. Export demand is weaker, partly due to the fact that many countries have issued new guideline values regarding pesticide levels. However, market players expect increased demand from the Middle East in the coming months, where buyers will stock up in the course of Ramadan. The Gujarat agriculture department says an area of 307,135 ha has been sown so far, significantly less than this time last year (469,030 ha). The crop could thus be up to 25% smaller, in

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Spices
May 20, 2022
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.
Spices
May 17, 2022
TEHRAN. While Iran’s saffron exports slumped by 60% in April, average export prices nearly tripled. Now, the market has started to turn. Not, however, because buyers have had enough but rather because hopes are low that Iran’s nuclear deal will be revived - and yet, some progress has recently been made.
Spices
May 13, 2022
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.
Spices
May 11, 2022
TEHRAN. Iran’s cumin exports continued to slump in March. Harvesting is underway but farmers face enormous challenges. Prices have finally started to turn.