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Spice Trade

Market Price 

Weekly Prices of Spices (February 28 - March 4, 2011

 

The Indian Ocean tropical island of Sri Lanka formally known by names such as Taprobane, Serendib and Ceylon has been famous for its quality spices since time immemorial. The story of spices from Ceylon dates back to 14 th century and evidence has been uncovered of spice trade being conducted through roman period.

 

COMMODITY & GRADE

 

MARKET PRICE  (RS/KG)

CINNAMON

 

C5 – SP

UNQ

C5

1100-1150

C4

950-1000

M5

900-950

M4

900-950

H1

900-925

H2

850-900

H3

UNQ

Quillings No 1

300

Quillings FAQ

225

Featherings

UNQ

Chips

80

CLOVES

 

Hand Picked

1400 nominal

No. 01

1000-1025

FAQ

900-925

Stems

75-80

MACE

 

FAQ

2700-2800

 

 

NUTMEG

 

With Shell No. 1

690-700

With Shell FAQ

670-680

With Shell BWP

630-640

Without shells

1150-1200

BLACK PEPPER

 

No 1

490-500

No 2

480-490

Light Berries

525 nominal

WHITE PEPPER

 

FAQ

750

Nutmeg Oil

-

Cardamom Oil

-

Clove Bud Oil

-

Black Pepper Oil

-

Cinnamon Bark Oil

-

Cinnamon Leaf Oil

UNQ

Citronella Oil

UNQ

CARDAMOMS

 

LG

UNQ

LLG 1

3750 flat

LLG 2 2900-3200
LB UNQ
LNS UNQ
Seeds UNQ
Black Pepper