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India is largest producer of spices in the world : Spices Board

Hyderabad, oct 8 (UNI) Spicies Board Deputy Director E Mohan Rao today said the India is the largest producer of spices in the world.
Spices account for 12.98 per cent of the area and 11.5 per cent of total production [fresh form] of horticulture crops in India, Mr Mohan Rao said at a seminar on " processing and Health Benefits of Spices and Condiments" being organised by the Federation of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FTAPCCI) here.
India is producing 6 Million MT of spices a year while exporting around 180 Spices / Spice Products to over 160 Countries with 3700 Registered Exporters,he stated and said the Spices Board vision is to become an international processing hub of spices and be a premier supplier of high quality and value added spices and herbs to the domestic as well as international market.
Spices exports are expected to achieve Rs 30,000 crore by 2020 , he saidadding that the Spices are produced all over the world. However each country produces only few items. No country in the world grows as many kinds of spices as India.
Almost each State / UT is growing one or more spices. More than 12 spices are reported to be originated in India - cardamom, pepper, ginger, turmeric, curry leaf, pepper long, tamarind, kokam, cambodge, sweet flag, basil and tejpat, he said.
More than 60 spices are commercially grown in India because of varied agro climatic conditions, Mr. Mohan Rao said.
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