Increased arrivals at Kochi pepper market

The pepper market in Kochi witnessed enhanced arrivals on Wednesday, thanks to different arrangements made by authorities to open up spice retailers in Idukki.

Even though the off-take was 41 tonnes largely from the district, the charges remained continuous at ₹310 for ungarbled kinds for the third consecutive working day.

Nevertheless, there was fantastic need from finish-consumers for top quality pepper in Kochi market. Kishore Shamji of Kishor Spices stated the absence of smuggled pepper from across borders has resulted in fantastic need for the domestic wide variety in consuming markets in North India, in particular Patna and Ranchi.