IFFCO set up its own IFFCO Kisan Spices Board of India Kisan Vigyan Kendra to promote spice production in the country. It has brought its own product ”Swarnahar” that will revolutionize spice farming. IFFCO is also one of the organizations that contemplates initiating measure to reduce environmental problems facing spice cultivation, informs a press release.
Indian spices have been catering for the taste of global cuisine since ages. Our spices not only add taste and color but also a plethora of health benefits. India has a glorious history of exporting spices to more than 80 countries for several decades. Since the ancient times Ayurveda and Unani medicines have used the wonders of spices for positive impact.
India is the largest producer, consumer and exporter of spices in the world and has created a unique identity in the production and export of spices, due to which India is famous for its spices worldwide. High-quality spices are like cumin, black pepper, cardamom, ginger, chilli and turmeric.
According to recent figures production of spices in India has crossed 25 lakh tonnes and export has risen from Rs.15000 crore to Rs.19,000 crore
A source close to IFFCO Kisan is quoted saying their new product ‘Swarnahar’ is one such effort which will help them strengthen the farmers further.
“IFFCO Kisan is associated with 50 lakh farmers and their agricultural experts have been helping farmers with their exclusive opinions and advice for many years. Moving forward to this campaign, they have tied up with many field societies and cooperative societies, the source added.
Spices like turmeric, chilli, and coriander will reach people without adulteration through IFFCO Kisan. Statics shows that within India, 32 lakh hectare land is under cultivation and in this IFFCO Kisan wants to play a significant role. After completing the certificate, license number, and laboratory test by ‘Egmark’ or ‘FSSA’ for proof of purity, Swarnahar is now ready to enter the market.
With this, consumers will be delivered pure products from which the direct benefit goes to the cultivators who have been waiting for their rights since centuries.