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New marketing opportunity for spices farmers

Posted on Nov 09, 08:42PM | UNI

In a bid to develop alternative direct marketing system to bypass the oft disturbed cardamom auctions, the Spices Board is offering a new platforms for farmers.

Cardamom growers in the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka were being provided an opportunity in the forthcoming Indian International trade fair in New Delhi for marketing their produce in the potential North Indian market, a press release said here today.

The Spices Board will make available facilities for showcasing and entering into marketing tie ups with prominent merchants and dealers of cardamom in the major markets of Delhi and the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.

The Board will be setting up a cardamom theme pavilion at the Pragathi maidan from November 14 to17 in India International trade Fair, the iconic annual event of the India Trade promotion Organisation (ITPO) is the largest trade fair in India, it added.