India’s spices exports grow by 15% in five months during Apr-Aug 2020


Indian spices witnessed a substantial increase in exports, both in volume and value in the five months during April and August this year. The hike in exports was because of increased demand for immunity boosting spices, despite constraints of the pandemic-related lockdown. Increased shipments of chilli, cumin and turmeric helped spices exports grow by 15 […]

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World accepts India-led Codex standards for pepper, cumin and thyme 


The global food standard-setting body Codex Alimentarius Commission has decided to adopt three standards for pepper, cumin and thyme — the first time spices have been included as commodities having universal standards. The decision of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), the international food standards setting body set up by U.N food and health agencies, to […]

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