Wheat is one of the prime staple crops in the world. It is easy to gauge its reliance since only wheat is sold as often as the other farm crops in the world combine. There is also a high reliance on wheat in India. Wheat and its families are mostly cultivated in northern Indian regions. Some of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh are the leading wheat-producing states. Indeed, wheat is one of the world’s leading grains cultivated and feeds nearly 2.5 billion people. In India, top wheat producers make the most of the foreign business demand for crops.
A spice is a bark, root, flavoring agent, seed, fruit, and other plant products that enhance the aroma and taste of the food. India is often called ‘The Land of Spices.’ The history of spices dates back to the Indus Valley civilization 4000 years ago. Spices were among the few grounds for outsiders to conquer India. Most spices in India are used in powder or seed form. Some popular spice yields in India are Turmeric, Cardamom, White Pepper, Black Pepper, Clove, and Cumin. Spices from India are still in high demand in the international market. Punjab, Kerala, Gujarat, and some north-eastern states of India are the most popular for the cultivation of spices. Top Importers of spices are the USA, Hong Kong, Vietnam, China, UK, Bangladesh, Thailand, Malaysia, Sri-Lanka, and UAE. In the fiscal year 2019, the export values of spice sum up to 231 million Rupees. The annual turnover of spice in India increases by 40,000 crores. The expansion of the spice business is a 7% gain in volume, 8% gain in currency.
Basmati Rice is one of the most demanded ingredients of the world. It is an indispensible staple diet. As India is the world’s largest producer of quality basmati and non-basmati rice, a huge amount of rice is exported to the world annually. A large portion of the rice export by India contributes to world economy. The delicacy and aroma of Basmati rice hypnotizes people, thus adding more rice loving people to its forte. It has an average length of 7.5mm to 8.8mm with a potential to expand twice its kernel size after cooking.
IR64 is renowned in the global market for the high yields. The rice has been grown and introduced by the International Rice Research Institute of Philippines. It is an indispensible staple diet ranging from Gulf Biryani to Awadhi Tehri(Indian Fried Rice).
Rice is the staple food of more than half of the world population. The Major producers of rice are countries like China, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Basmati rice in particular is produced extensively in the foothills of Himalayas. India and Pakistan are the 2 main producers of basmati rice. Among the basmati rice, super kernel basmati rice is one of the more popular one.
India has been known as the land of spices from the time immemorial. So what exactly are the spices? Spices are essentially vegetable products used for seasoning and flavoring of foods. In the market, it can be found in powdered or seed form. Spices are added to improve the nutrition and flavor of the food.
Rice is the staple diet of more thanhalf of the world’s population. It is one of the most common traded commodities in the international market. China, India, Thailand, Vietnam and Bangladesh are some of the leading producers of rice in the world. As a matter of fact, India is also the largest exporter of rice in the world. Basmati rice from India is in great demand across many countries.
Edible oil consumption has seen a rapid shift from dairy-based oil to the plant based-oil. Exposure to different cultures, social media influences and rising health consciousness has given rise to increased consumption of plant-based oil. Some of the common plant-based edible oil is olive oil, sunflower oil, rice bran oil, groundnut oil, palm oil, etc.
Edible oil consumption has seen a rapid shift from animal/dairy based oils to plant-based oils. Some of the common and widely used plant-based oils are sunflower oil, olive oil, almond oil, groundnut and flaxseed oil. Almond oil, in recent years, has caught the fancy of doctors and general population equally.
Industrial revolution had a special place for the textile industry. As the population moved from the rural hinterland to cities in search of greener pastures, demand for industrial jobs picked up a rapid pace. Cotton bales were the mainstay of the textile industry. So what exactly are cotton bales and how it is cultivated?