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Spice market update: stricter quality parameters for cumin

January 28, 2022 at 8:56 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

Cumin prices have been on a steady upward trend over the past week and market players expect the prospect of a smaller crop to lead to further increases. At 836,925 ha, the area under cultivation is significantly smaller than last year (1,239,030 ha) and market players expect the crop to be 20-30% smaller. Furthermore, adverse weather conditions are reported in Rajasthan, which could have an additional negative impact. As farmers expect further price increases, they continue to withhold parts of their goods. Meanwhile, 35 countries, including major buyers of I

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