Weather spoils mace outlook

India produces mace but has its own domestic demand to meet and is a prominent importer of the spice. Mace farmers became concerned and by October they confirmed that they were having problems due to prolonged dry conditions…READ MORE

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India records major boost in global spice sales

Indian spice exports have shown substantial volume and value gains over the April to September 2013 period. In quantity terms, export of mint-based products witnessed a 158% growth, mace registered a 120% expansion and celery a 138% gain…READ MORE

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Indian spice exports value escalates

INDIA recorded a sharp boost in the value of its spice exports over the April to November 2011 period despite a dip in overall volumes. Mace shipments rose to 2,550 tonnes from 1,295 tonnes…READ MORE

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Indian spice sales make strong gains

INDIAN spice exports have shown a 29% increase in rupee value terms over the April to September period despite a decline of 19% in volumes. During April to September 2011, exports of mace…READ MORE

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Indian Spices Board steps up moves to improve mace quality

The issue of aflatoxin in mace has emerged as major one, as the harvest takes place during the peak of the monsoon. The farmer-exporter interface also deliberated in detail the problems and explored the possibility of working out an action plan. The board would consider providing support to farmers and farmer groups in establishing a […]

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Campaign against aflatoxin under way

The Spices Board had launched a nationwide field publicity campaign in June for the growers, traders and exporters in major spice-growing areas, on the need to avoid the presence of aflatoxin in key spices, particularly mace…READ MORE

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India ramping up measures to cut aflatoxin in spice

THE Spices Board of India is stepping up efforts to reduce aflatoxin in the country’s mace. Exporters, farmers, scientists from the Indian and experts from the Spices Board will address the campaign meetings. Mace are important spices that find wide application in the food industry and medicine…READ MORE

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Indian spice export value up in 2010

INDIAN exports of spices products during April to December 2010 were up 16% in value year-on-year and 3% in volume. Mace declined both in terms of volume and value compared with the corresponding period of last year…READ MORE

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