It's boom time for pepper traders as supply dips

 ipc  29/08/2011  1090
(Business Standard) It is boom time for pepper growers and traders. The global price of black pepper on Monday shot up to an all-time high, as Vietnam quoted $7,050 per tonne for the 500 Gl grade, up from its asking price of $5,600 per tonne for the same grade just a month earlier.