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Cassia prices edging up gradually at origin

The cost of raw material cassia continues to go up slowly but surely in Kerinci, a report from Cassia Co-op noted. 

Cinnamon Indonesia Demand

Brazilian garlic output forecast to be marginally lower this year

Brazilian garlic growers are expected to harvest 132,074 tonnes of the product this year, down almost 1% from 133,217 tonnes harvested last season, according to Brazil’s statistics agency IBGE. 

Garlic Brazil Planted area


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Syrian cumin seed likely to be sold out by end of year

Cumin seed supplies out of Syria are diminishing as the country sells out of stocks from its 2017 crop, due to steady demand for the new crop.

India Syria

Guatemala records lower cardamom exports

Guatemala’s exports of cardamom declined 17.6% in the first six months of this year to 19,158 tonnes. This is perhaps unsurprising in view of the origin’s smaller crop in 2016/17. 

Cardamom Guatemala

Limited trading in Vietnamese pepper

The global market showed a mixed response during the week to September 8, the International Pepper Community (IPC) observed in its weekly Prices Bulletin released today.

Pepper Indonesia

Indonesia records upturn in nutmeg exports

Indonesia has managed to increase its exports of nutmeg in the first eight months of this year, despite production difficulties.

Nutmeg Indonesia

Pepper prices mixed in July

The global pepper market showed a mixed response this July, with some slight increases as well as decreases, the International Pepper Community (IPC) noted in its July 2017 Market Review.

Pepper China

Global pepper prices hit stable phase

The International Pepper Community (IPC) viewed pepper prices at most origins as stable in the week to September 1.

Pepper Indonesia
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Greek honey gains PDO status

A Greek honey is among the latest EU agri-food products to be given protection on the EU’s internal market.

Honey Greece

Weather gives speculators upper hand in guar gum market

Guar raw material prices have increased by 15-20%, due to strong demand in the US and heavy floods in some guar growing regions of India, which have resulted in increasing uncertainty, UK supplier Mayfair Commodities noted.

Waxes & Gums India

‘Fake honey’ imports responsible for EU price slide - MEP

European beekeepers are being undermined by quantities of counterfeit produce entering the EU honey market, according to an MEP. 

Spices & Exotics Honey

Coriander seed oil prices expected to increase

Prices of coriander seed oil remain low but this is expected to change over the coming months, UK supplier Larchfield noted in an update on essential oils from Russia.
Essential Oils Russian Federation

Lower prices help China maintain leading position in honey exports

China has maintained its leading position helped by sellers’ lower offers, but an increasing interest in higher quality honey and larger crops have encouraged competitors’ exports during the first half of 2017.

Spices & Exotics Honey

Brazil eases access to EU products

Brazil has granted sanitary authorization for the European Union (EU) that will facilitate the entry of animal products from the bloc to the Brazilian market, as Brussels has been demanding amid the discussions of problems with Brazilian meat.

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