Indian Spices pp 341-357 | Cite as

Supply Chain and Marketing of Spices

  • Amit Baran Sharangi
  • M. K. Pandit


India is truly the ‘home sweet home’ of spices. Naturally spices became entwined with Indian culture and tradition, only to make it farther rich. Since time immemorial, India has been the land for quality spices to nations across the world. Spices add natural flavour and aroma to foods and also serve as a food-seasoning agent. The diverse agro-climatic eco-regions in India helped producing myriad spices with a geospatial particularity. So there is immense potential of India to feed her huge domestic demand and tap the export markets. A unified approach to produce value added spices in large quantities and holistic strategy following GAP to market the produce are surely to procure handsome prices and to ensure income generation cum livelihood support to the growers. To make it happen, Indian spice industry must be backed by research and development, government support and must follow the internationally acceptable safe and organic production and marketing protocols.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amit Baran Sharangi
    • 1
  • M. K. Pandit
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic CropsBidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (Agricultural University), MohanpurNadiaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Vegetable Science, MohanpurBidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (Agricultural University)NadiaIndia

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