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Invitation to Gulfood 2015

Invitation to Gulfood 2015

The last two years the Indian crop has been very good in quantity and quality terms and this is expected to only grow stronger in the coming years. The production has now crossed 23000 tons and expected to go higher due to the increased area under plantations of cardamom, good rains and...
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Turbulent Times In Green Cardamom Market

Turbulent times in Green Cardamom Market

The plantations continue to be blessed with good rainfall and a healthy climate for Cardamom growth. The cardamom plantations are seeing good production and there is good possibility of revising upwards the production estimates from 22000 tons to about 24000 tons. Optimistic estimates by some planters put this figure even...
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Green Cardamom Rules The Market

Green Cardamom Rules The Market

The rainfall continues to be good even as the South west Monsoons withdrew and the North East monsoon took over in the estates. This is good news for the cardamom crop. Although overall the southwest rainfall ended with a 3% shortfall, the estates have received normal rainfall. Further, the North West...
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Green Cardamom Market Looking At Its Best

Green Cardamom Market Looking At Its Best

The new crop of cardamom has started in full swing and the arrival quantities are increasing. Nearly 350 to 400 tons have started arriving and this may increase to 550 tons in the coming weeks. However, the strong arrivals are equally matched with strong festival demand from the domestic...
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Revival in Green Cardamom Market

Emperor Akbar Insights

The monsoons revived significantly in the month of July and early August. As per the latest report from the Indian MET Department, the cardamom growing areas report normal rainfall. The fears of scarce rains has receded. This brings good hope for a healthy crop and reduces the fears of a shortage over last...
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Green shoots to Green Cardamom

Green shoots to Green Cardamom

The monsoons have been delayed by about a month and, so far, the rainfall is below normal. Due to this, the flowers and the pods are getting dried and yellowish on the plant itself affecting the quality of the crop. The new crop is delayed by about a month. Though, small quantities...
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Good Day

Good Day

The Cardamom season ended on a high. The prices saw a sharp jump upwards in the last month on the back of poor quality arrivals, speculative interests and strong domestic buying from the Northern parts of India. Export demand which was strong till about April dried up as the prices differentials between Guatemalan and...
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Bright Prospects for Cardamom

Bright Prospects for Cardamom

The arrivals of the new crop have now started in good quantity and the quality is also improving day by day. It is understood that about 1,000-1,200 tons from the old crop is still being held with the planters and stockists. The climatic conditions this year have been excellent so far. It is...
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