Black pepper prices lowest in a decade
When the harvest of the new crop begins in December, the prices are expected to fall further.
Industry concerned over increase in cheaper Sri Lanka pepper imports
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ICEX set to launch black pepper contract, eyes up to 50% of market
The physical market size of black pepper is about Rs 3,000 crore per year.
Indian pepper too hot to handle, loses out to cheap Vietnam stuff
Vietnam is selling pepper at $2,800 per tonne, less than half the price of $6,000/tonne by India.
Coffee brand of Karnataka’s tribals hits market
40 metric tonnes of coffee has been procured and sold, says Social Welfare Minister Priyank Kharge.
India ropes in global institution to curb contamination in spice shipments
Starting July, Geneva-based Standards and Trade Development Facility will train farmers on better use of agri inputs.
AISEF wants all importers to be registered under Spices Board
AISEF said by doing so the black pepper import could be legally regulated to prevent it from getting sold in the domestic market.
Don’t expect sky-high pepper prices: IPC
Indian pepper prices too have fallen below Rs 400 per kg from around Rs 550 per kg a year ago, prompting the centre to impose a minimum import price (MIP) of Rs 500 per kg to protect the local growers.
ICEX to allow trading in pepper, cardamom
At a meeting ICEX held with the black pepper traders, it was suggested that the trading lot and delivery unit of pepper contracts be changed from 100 kg to 1 tonne.
Kerala HC stays MIP of Rs 500/kg on pepper for now
The court observed that only the Central government had the power to issue notification framing or amending the Exim Policy under section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act 1992.
Year-long community events to trace Bengaluru's role in World War I
The heritage hunt app around war locations in the city will be launched on May 18.
Black pepper traders blame Lankan imports for price crash
Pepper imports from Sri Lanka attract 8 per cent duty against 70 per cent from other countries
MCX launches Malabar Garbled Black Pepper futures
MCX recorded volume of 313 MT, till afternoon trade.
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