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Spice Trade — cashew nuts

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Market Update: Cardamom, Cashew Nut, Garlic

cardamom cashew nuts garlic market news

Green Cardamom prices have SKYROCKETED in the last 1-1.5 months. Prices have more than doubled since May. The latest crop was a disaster, and there is a big shortage in availability. Cardamom crop comes twice a year, and the next expected crop arrivals aren't until October. We expect prices to keep going up until then. Since Cardamom flavour is so unique, it's also difficult to substitute. But a rudimentary copy can be made with blending Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Allspice together. This has led to heavy demand for these 3 spices as well. Cashew Nut prices seem to have calmed down further. Crop was...

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