Spices Board of India to hold a special cardamom e-auction to mark India’s 75th independence year

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Spices Board of India is organising a mammoth cardamom special e-auction in a single day on Sunday, September 26, as part of the 75 weeks long programme named ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to commemorate the 75th year independence celebrations. The e-auction will bring together the spice community enabling the spice growers to connect with the […]

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Thursday agri picks: Geojit

India received 9.9 mm rainfall yesterday, 57% above the normal weighted average of 6.3 mm, according to the India Meteorological Department. The Cabinet gave its ex-post facto approval for nutrient-based subsidy in the 2021-22 (Jul-Jun) kharif season. The southwest monsoon may make slow progress into some parts of Uttar Pradesh during the next five days, […]

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Castor seed prices expected to rise 10% on strong China demand; mixed trend for spices: Geojit

The India Meteorological Department said on Monday that the southwest monsoon is likely to hit the Kerala coast on June 3, even as private weather forecaster Skymet said the monsoon has hit the southern state, according to Geojit’s daily report on agricultural commodities. Castor seed prices, which have already risen 11% in the last three […]

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UNDP India’s Accelerator Lab will help Spices Board of India develop a blockchain-powered system for traceability interface

UNDP India’s Accelerator Lab has signed an agreement with the Spices Board India to build a blockchain-based traceability interface for Indian spices to enhance transparency in trading. Under this Memorandum of Understanding, UNDP and Spices Board India are working towards integrating the Blockchain Traceability Interface with e-Spice Bazaar portal developed by Spices Board India for […]

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India’s chilli traders likely to hit by plant quarantine norms

Spices Board of India has proposed to extend the plant quarantine norms to all the buying countries. Red Chilli exporters in India will be hit if the plant quarantine certification requirement is extended to all consignments after December 31. At present, the certification is required only for Chilli exports to Mexico, which detected the presence […]

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