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The global spice and culinary herb industry comprises of many plants having diverse end uses including culinary, medicinal etc. The industry also consists of spice derivatives like essential oils, oleoresin, spice oils etc. According to international trade estimates about 85% of spices and culinary herbs are traded in dried form. These spices are cleaned and used in a crude form without any further processing. The world production and processing centres of spices and culinary herbs remain concentrated in Europe and in a number of Asian countries. Canada is fast emerging as one of the leading players in the international spice and herb industry. There are certain countries acting as leading producers and traders of some particular spices and culinary herbs. For example, India is popularly known for being a source of cloves, Indonesia has supplied the global market with cinnamon and nutmeg and China has been the leading provider of ginger. Key Industry Trends
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There has been a substantial increase in use of fresh herbs and spices owing to an increased demand in the hotel industry. Change of consumers towards leading a healthy lifestyle has increased the use of herbs / natural spices for natural flavoring. Use of spice derivatives like essential oils are being widely used internationally in food and beverage industries for flavoring and fragrances. The global demand of spices has increased due to: o Increase in demand and consumption of ethnic food. o Introduction of flavored coffee, tea and aerated drinks in the beverage industry. o A sharp growth in the processed food consumption. o Increase in the demand for natural fragrances for various health therapies.
Application of Spices and Derivatives
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Food Flavoring Food Preservation Personal Hygiene Products Aromatherapy Feeds Pharmaceuticals Industrial Chemicals Beverages
Karnataka and Tamil Nadu provide concentrated oils and oleoresins for use in perfumery. India faces stiff competition form China. The demand for spice derivatives is also increasing due to the hygiene. Its strategic location. Manufacturers should therefore ensure consistency in supply. standardization and consistency factor. seed spices and spice derivatives to the rest of the world. It is one of the largest spice producing and consuming country. Government Initiative Indian Government is providing financial assistance to farmers.Indian Industry Overview India has traditionally been known for its spice and culinary herb production. Indian spice board also provides financial and technical assistance to farmers. turmeric. EU. India's share in Global Spice Derivative Market Spice derivatives can be categorized into spice oil. growers and spice producers and has also taken certain steps to ensure the availability of better quality spices. India accounts for nearly 45% and 30% in terms of volume and value in the world spice trade. foods processing and industrial chemical industry. EU etc. chillies. The booming global spice market also poses good opportunities for the Indian spice industry to provide quality spices at competitive prices. more hygienically processed spices in order to boost exports. pharmaceuticals. USA. India is one of the prime exporters of pepper. It exports largely to the US. oleoresins and essential oils. pricing and marketing strategy to increase the share in exports. . Malaysia and Pakistan in terms of pricing of the products. climatic conditions. product quality. India's Share in the Global Spice Market The Indian spice industry is booming with a substantial increase in exports over the past few years. India contributes nearly 70% to the world spice derivative market. Japan and Srilanka import these Indian spices in large volumes. Indian southern states including Kerala. advanced production processes and availability of cheap labour makes it advantageous for the producers to ensure large scale production of quality spices and herbs. Producers are incorporating latest methods and technologies to ensure higher quality of spices and herbs.
With a focus on strong R&D. India meets almost 65% of the global demand for derivatives like spice oils and oleoresins. Developing countries especially in the Asian continent are the major producers of variety of spices. India is one of the prime producers and suppliers of raw herbs to USA and the EU. Market for Spice oils and Oleoresins India is also leading in the field of spice derivatives. The growth in this sector can be attributed to the change in the lifestyle patterns of the consumers all over the world. its derivatives and also culinary herbs. Indian spices are one of the major suppliers of pepper to a large number of countries. Advanced technologies such as carbon dioxide extraction. This is a labour intensive industry. encapsulation of spice oil is being undertaken to ensure high quality of spices and their derivatives. personal hygiene products to name a few. food processing. perfumery. The country is providing value added products and thus achieved a repute in the international community. implementing organic method of production for providing organic spices and herbs. meeting almost 70% of the total demand of spice oils and oleoresins. cryogrinding. The shift in the consumption trend toward natural products has also contributed to the increased global demand of spices and culinary herbs. India. therefore producers must have a sound knowledge of the methods and processes involved in the production of herbs and spices. Indian Spices Market India is famous for its spices that are widely used in industries like pharmaceutical. toiletry and cosmetics. A large percentage of international and domestic trade takes place in the dried form. Indian spices manufacturers are making substantial efforts to improve the quality of spices backed up by technological advancement in order to tap the international market. Spice and derivatives market is booming because these products find applications in a number of industries including pharmaceutical. medicine. The culinary herb market is also expanding though the production areas are widely distributed. Spice Export Figures India is one of the major Asian production and trading centre of spices. which command a 10-30% premium. Growth in Spices Market The Indian spice market has shown remarkable growth in spice and culinary herbs exports. beverages. .Spice Industry Overview Spice industry has been witnessing phenomenal growth rates both in the international and domestic sector. Indonesia. neutraceuticals. India's spice exports account for about 39% of the total exports in terms of volume and around 22% in terms of exports value. China are few of the prime producers of a variety of high quality spices and also significant contributors to the global spice trade. the Indian Manufacturers are are developing new products.
Now the spice manufacturing areas are also expanding to lesser traditional countries including Europe.7% 1.1% 2. Other major spice manufacturinging areas include Bulgaria. China. The production areas of spices and herbs can be categorized as following: Global Spice Production Areas/Centres The production of spices and herbs has been traditionally concentrated in countries including Israel. The climatic conditions together with highly skilled but cheap labour force makes them ideal for large scale production.1% 1.0% Spice Production Areas The spice production areas or centres. Hungary etc. Indian Spice Production Areas/Centres The production of spices and herbs is widely distributed in a number of Indian states.9% 1. Korea are one of the leading spice producing zones in the Asian Continent. and Tamilnadu are one of the major areas producing quite a few spices. . Fennel. Turmeric etc. India. Mustard.Major Spices Market Exported Chillies Seed spices Turmeric Spice Oils and oleoresins Pepper Cardamom Ginger Fennel Fenugreek Tamarind Nutmeg and Mace 33% 22% 14% 7% 7% 1. sound infrastructure etc. Egypt. states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh are also apt for growing spices like Garlic. India for processing and exporting the commodity. particularly France. These places are suited for a particular spice or herb due to their climatic conditions and other factors including low wage rates. India along with Israel and a few European countries is the significant producer of culinary herbs. Germany. Kerala. Malaysia.2% 0. its derivatives and culinary herbs are concentrated in the moderate and semi-tropical regions of the world. Southern states of Karnataka.
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