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Spices Board: Adding Aroma and Flavour to Lives, Globally

 ipc  13/08/2014  744
KOCHI: Spices Board, the nodal organisation under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, which helps in the development and worldwide promotion of Indian spices, is devising new projects to tap the growing world spices market by augmenting domestic production of spices and by supporting local growers. With over 60 different varieties of spices being grown owing to the varied agro-climatic conditions and soil types, India, at present, produces around 60 lakh metric tonnes of spices, of which, around 6.9 lakh metric tonnes (11 per cent) is being exported to over 150 countries.

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