It is my pleasure to welcome you to the new IPC Website which provides important and useful information to improve our understanding and interaction with all the stake holders of the pepper industry and an indispensable source of information for pepper community.
The IPC has launched its advanced and user friendly website which provides updated data on production, export, quality standards, programs for development & promotion of pepper industry and other value added services, speedy browsing and easy access to technical information for the development of the International Pepper Community.
We hope you find the new website a unique source for all your needs on pepper industry.
INTERNATIONAL PEPPER COMMUNITY
Local market of pepper in Lampung and Bangka has increased, following new material from initial harvest which has arrived in the market. Local price of black Pepper in Lampung was IDR 112,500 per Kg this week and IDR 172,000 per Kg for white Pepper in Bangka, showing a marginal decrease of 1% from the average price last week. In Vietnam the price of black and white Pepper remained stable. In Sarawak, except local price of black Pepper, the prices were also reported stable.
The 42nd Session of IPC held in HCM City, Vietnam, in November 2014 has requested the IPC along with the stake holders of the IPC member countries to undertake the market promotion programme to East Asian countries by holding the 3rd International Pepper Conclave in 2015.
During June 2015, the Pepper Price Index increased by 7.64 points for black pepper and 8.64 points for white pepper (Table 1). The composite price of black pepper increased by 2.5% from US$ 8,892 in May 2015 to US$ 9,113 per Mt in June 2015, while that of white pepper increased bt 2.9% from US$ 12,672 per Mt in May to US$ 13,041 in June 2015
Hampir setiap masakan Eropa diberi sedikit taburan lada bubuk untuk memberi rasa pedas. Namun, kini restoran di Eropa harus berpikir keras karena harga lada terus merangkak naik. Permintaan rempah dunia terus melonjak, sehingga meskipun produksi diperbanyak tetap memicu harga naik. Terutama lada, yang biayanya sudah melambung tinggi. Harga grosir lada telah meroket dalam waktu bersamaan, lebih dari 300 persen dalam lima tahun terakhir.