Industry: Plantations (Tea, coffee, spices, rubber)


The domestic consumption of tea has been growing steadily.According to the latest data available with the Tea Board, the domestic consumption of tea, which was 927 million kg (mkg) in calendar 2014.
May 23, 2019, 3:32 p.m.

Spot turmeric prices and arrivals registered a decline at the markets in Erode.
May 23, 2019, 3:30 p.m.

Subdued export demand, especially to Pakistan, seems to have impacted tea prices at Kochi auctions. Sources in the trade said the export demand to Pakistan — one of the main buyers of South Indian CT
May 23, 2019, 3:18 p.m.

A volume of 13.39 lakh kg has been catalogued for Sale No: 21 of Coonoor Tea Trade Association scheduled for Thursday and Friday.
May 22, 2019, 4:04 p.m.


Tea prices sold through various auction centres in the country increased by 8.53 per cent in the January-April period of this year compared to rates in the same period of the previous year .
May 21, 2019, 3:31 p.m.

The turmeric exporters are buying turmeric heavily. At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association Sales yard,finger turmeric was sold at ₹5,699-7,800 a quintal, root variety was sold at ₹5,299-7,209.
May 21, 2019, 3:29 p.m.

Tea producers and traders who operated through the auctions of the Coonoor Tea Trade Association have earned 21.5 per cent more in the first four months of this calendar year over the same months in 2
May 15, 2019, 3:24 p.m.

India is heading for higher tea production in calendar year 2019, going by the trend in the first quarter. For the first time in 2018, India produced a lower volume than in the previous year.
May 14, 2019, 3:16 p.m.

Spot rubber continued to explore further highs on Monday. RSS 4 improved to ₹133 (131.50) a kg, according to traders and the Rubber Board.
May 13, 2019, 3:08 p.m.

About 92 per cent of the offer at Sale No: 19 of the auctions of Coonoor Tea Trade Association was sold with the average price remaining flat at ₹99.19 a kg.
May 13, 2019, 3:05 p.m.