Indian Edible Oil Industry

The Indian vegetable oil economy is the world’s fourth largest after the US, China and Brazil, harvesting about 25 million tons of oilseeds against the world. Since 1995, Indian share in world production of oilseeds has been around 10 percent. Although, India is a major producer of oilseeds, per capita oil consumption in India is […]

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INDIAN SPICES IMPORT AND EXPORT GROWTH

spice a dried seed, fruit, root, bark, or vegetable substances primarily used for flavouring, colouring or preserving food. Sometimes a spice is used to hide other flavours. Spices are distinguished from herbs, which are parts of leafy green plants also used for flavouring or as garnish. Many spices have antimicrobial properties. This may explain why […]

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Exporting Desiccated Coconuts to Europe

Desiccated coconut is the disintegrated and dehydrated kernel from mature coconuts. Desiccated coconut is manufactured from the fresh mature nuts. Shredded coconut is usually produced in seven grades. In the order of their fineness, they are – macaroon, fine, medium, coarse, chips, tapes and shreds. The fine and medium grades are largely exported. The demand […]

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Herbs and Spices to Make You Healthy

Spices do more than make food taste great. Recent research is showing that spices can reduce signs of aging, inhibit degenerative disease, and promote health and welling. The Mediterranean diet, so often associated with good health and lack of disease, relies heavily on the use of spices. But you don’t have to follow the Mediterranean […]

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Effect of Garlic Powder

The Effect of Garlic Powder on Human Urinary Cytokine Excretion Purpose: A number of therapeutic benefits of garlic, including immunostimulatory effects, inhibition of carcinogenesis and prevention of infection, have been reported in experimental and clinical trials. We aimed to evaluate the effects of orally administered dehydrated garlic powder on cytokine excretion in the urinary tract. […]

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What is Black Cumin Seed ?

An annual herbaceous plant, black cumin seed (Nigella sativa) is believed to be indigenous to the Mediterranean region but has been cultivated into other parts of the world including Saudi Arabia, northern Africa and parts of Asia. Tiny and hairy, being no more than 3mm in length, black seed originates from the common fennel flower […]

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Seeds Manufacturers

Seed has been an important agricultural commodity since the first crop plant was domesticated by pre-historic man. For thousand of years, man cleaned seed of his food crops by winnowing. This is still an important process, but it is no longer adequate to supply the kind of seed needed by farmer. Seed processing is a […]

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Exports of Agricultural Products

INTRODUCTION India has now entered a new era of globalisation and economic liberalization. The possibilities of increased trade in the global markets demand that the country becomes efficient, competitive and innovative both in production and marketing. It is time that we stopped being preoccupied only with increasing production: attention to marketing is equally important. In […]

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