Spices & Condiments

Introduction & Global Overview

According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the world production of spices increased from 1.15 million tonnes in 1993 to 2.10 tonnes in 2012.
Asia is the largest producer of spices with India, Bangaldesh, China and Turkey being the leading producing countries
Tropical spices include black pepper, chilli peppers, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg, Jamaican pepper, turmeric and vanilla. On the other hand, examples of Mediterranean spices include aniseed, saffron, cumin and fenugreek. Some, like ginger and coriander, adapt to both tropical and Mediterranean climates.
India Scenario
Largest producer, consumer and exporter of spices13
Contributes to ~70% of global
India, also known as the ‘land of spices’, grows 75 spices out of the 109 types listed by the ISO
Spices are grown in almost all states of the country


Spices Production in India

Statewise Production (Tonnes)15

Production (MT)

  • Pepper
  • Karnataka26000
  • Kerala5000
  • Tamil Nadu7000
  • Chilli
  • Andhra Pradesh761000
  • Karnataka107000
  • West Bengal100000
  • Coriander Seed
  • Rajasthan300000
  • Madhya Pradesh82000
  • Gujarat49500
  • Cardamom
  • Sikkim3483
  • West Bengal662
  • Ginger
  • Orissa35000
  • Assam136825
  • Karnataka57799
  • Cumin Seed
  • Gujarat283302
  • Rajasthan111000
  • Fennel Seed
  • Rajasthan57941
  • Gujarat84070
  • Uttar Pradesh765
  • Fenugreek Seed
  • Rajasthan87382
  • Gujarat13959
  • Haryana8702
  • Garlic
  • Madhya Pradesh270000
  • Gujarat277455
  • Rajasthan235979
FarmersFortune Services
  • Variants Available
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Delivery Timelines
  • Contact Information


At FarmersFortune, we understand the challenges and risks in the agri-supply chain and leverage predictive sourcing to orchestrate supply with demand. Read more>

About Us

FarmersFortune is one of India’s leading exporters providing strategic sourcing solutions to both local and global agri markets. Read more>

Talk to Us

+91 22 26384500