India’s Spices Production - General Knowledge Today

India’s Spices Production

The following table shows India's major spices Production in the Year 2008-09

  • The largest produced spice in India is Chillies, followed by Turmeric and Garlic.
  • India is the largest producer of Red Dry chilly in the world.
  • India is second largest producer of Garlic in the world after china.

Spice 

Area  

Production 

Chillies 

779 

1270 

Garlic 

166 

831 

Turmeric  

181 

821 

Ginger  

109 

380 

Coriander 

397 

242 

Tamarind 

55 

178 

Cumin  

429 

173 

Fenugreek 

68 

76 

fennel  

47 

64 

Pepper 

238 

47 

Ajwan  

20 

16 

Values 000MT, 000HT

 

  1. Rajasthan is second largest spice producing state.
  2. Rajasthan is largest producer of Red Chillies.
  3. Jammu & Kashmir is India's largest nut producing state with 88.4% share in the country.
  4. Next largest nut producing state is Uttarakhand which accounts for 9.44% nuts in India. Himachal Pradesh accounts for 2.1% production of Nuts in India.
Last Updated: November 22, 2013

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Comments

  1. Bharat Singh Negi says:

    I want to promot spice agriculture in uttarakhand like (red chillies , garlic , turmeric , gingar ) i things uttarakhand become the largest producing state in spice