Exports lend aroma to cardamom, while Covid-19 saps domestic market

The Hindu Business Line | Jul 14, 2020 at 7:56 AM
  • Rising trend in exports has turned out to be a saviour for cardamom, amid a waning Covid-hit domestic market.
  • Around 100 tonnes of cardamom valued at ₹25 crore have been shipped since May to Saudi — the single largest consumer of Indian cardamom.
  • Sadasivasubramaniam, Kerala Cardamom Growers Association, voiced concern over the drop in monsoon rains in Idukki region by about 40-50 per cent in June and July.