Total imports of shrimp by US for the first six months of 2019 remained flat at 300,683 tonne compared to 302,495 tonne imported during the same period of 2018. Overall, US imported 695,332 tonne of shrimps last year.
Tea production in southern India has been on a decline from 2014 when production touched a peak of 242 million kg (m.kg). India is the second largest producer of tea in the world and contributes 26% to the global production.
Joseph cites historical data where the occurrence of El Nino causes delay in the northward movement of (Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) ITCZ and in the occurrence of Pre Monsoon Rain Peak (PMRP), which consequently leads to
Angel also added export of jeera is up 20.8% year-on-year in January at 9,429 tonne, against 7,800 tonne last year, while for April-January, exports rose 24.75% to 1.46 lakh tonne , compared to last year.
Ready-to-drink tea (RTD) is expected to grow about 5% over the next 4-5 years in India, which is higher than the expected growth rate of normal tea, says a study on domestic consumption of tea conducted by the state-run tea b
The coconut oil market is likely to firm up this season due to short supply from key states like Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The impact of floods in Kerala and cyclone Gaja in the neighbouring Tamil Nadu is estimated to drag down