How does SPICE BOARD help Exporter





            Spices Board (Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India) is the flagship organization for the development and worldwide promotion of Indian spices. The Board is an international link between the Indian exporters and the importers abroad. The Board has been spearheading activities for excellence of Indian spices, involving every segment of the industry.

          Spices Board was constituted on 26th February 1987 under the Spices Board Act 1986 (No. 10 of 1986) with the merger of the erstwhile Cardamom Board (1968) and Spices Export Promotion Council (1960). Spices Board is one of the five Commodity Boards functioning under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. It is an autonomous body responsible for the export promotion of the 52 scheduled spices and development of Cardamom (Small & Large).



1      Research, Development and Regulation of domestic marketing of Small & Large Cardamom

2      Post-harvest improvement of all spices

3      Promotion of organic production, processing and certification of spices

4      Development of spices in the North East

5      Provision of quality evaluation services

6      Export promotion of all spices through support for:-

                    (I) Technology upgradation.

                    (II) Quality upgradation

                    (III) Brand promotion

                    (IV) Research & product development



1        Quality certification and control

2        Registration of exporters

3        Collection & documentation of trade information

4        Provision of inputs to the Central Government on policy matters relating to import & export of spices



Promotion of exports of spices and spice products.

Maintenance and monitoring of quality of exports.

Development and implementation of better production methods, through scientific, technological and economic research.

Guidance to farmers on getting higher and better quality yields through scientific agricultural practices.

Provision of financial and material support to growers.

Encouraging organic production and export of spices.

Facilitating infrastructure for processing and value addition.

Registration and licensing of all spice exporters.

Assistance for studies and research on better processing practices, foolproof quality management systems, improved grading methods and effective packaging techniques.

Production of promotional and educative materials in a variety of media for the benefit of exporters and importers.



Helps exporters and importers in establishing mutual contact.

Identifies competent supply sources for specific requirements of importers

Processes and forwards foreign trade enquiries to reliable exporters.

Organises a common platform for interaction between Indian exporters and international buyers through participation in major international exhibitions and meetings.

Examine complaints from importers for corrective and preventive action

Spearheads the quality improvement programme for Indian spices.

Manages a comprehensive and up-to-date data bank for exporters and importers.

Brings together international bodies, exporters and policy makers through contact group programmes.

Makes India’s presence felt in major international food fairs; conducts food festivals and cooking demonstrations.


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