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Black Pepper


Black pepper is also known as ‘Black Gold’ and is the king of spices. It is one of the principal agricultural commodities of trade and commerce in India right from the pre-historic period. Kerala and Karnataka are the major producers of this commodity. 

The foremost players in the value chain of pepper are Retailers, Traders, Wholesalers, Importers, Processors, Exporters, Planters, etc and they are exposed to price danger because of domestic as well as international issues. The value chain players apply MCX Pepper futures trading platform to make certain efficient price finding plus price risk hedging.

Factors determining the market

  • Domestic essentials
  • World production in addition to exports
  • Global trading price
  • Local as well as global demand
  • Year ending stocks plus stock to use ratio
  • Time of entrance of new crop in the market
  • Climatic situations

Historically, black pepper was an extremely tradable commodity. The domestic price, profitability, and production are influenced by the global prices of the commodity. Other factors that influence the black pepper market are trade policy, geographic condition, transport costs, exchange rates and the height of self-sufficiency.

Factors that drive the demand for black pepper

  • Consumers’ preference of health over taste

The unhealthy eating has ensued in the increase in quite a lot of health issues. This has resulted to the change in consumer inclinations and consumption habits. Furthermore, the utilization of black pepper extends different health gains like better digestion, respiratory respite, and enhanced cognitive function. Accordingly, the liking for spices over other improvers has extended the possible market chances for black pepper suppliers.

  • Increase in demand for organic spices

The food industry is considerably impacted by the rising demand for natural food items. The consumers now favour all their food items, even black pepper, to be organic. As organic black pepper does not have injurious chemicals when compared with pepper coming from crops generally subject to poisonous pesticides and chemicals. Consequently, suppliers are concentrating on organic black pepper to cater the increasing demand.

  • Black pepper demand as a substitute for processed foods

The majority of food manufacturers these days are careful about the components utilized in their products because of the increasing health awareness of end-consumers. Therefore, they are substituting ingredients that have damaging effects with more dependable products. Salt is more and more being substituted with black pepper as the excess intake of salt is related to diseases as well as health problems. The rising acceptance of black pepper as a substitute for salt in treated foods is sure to increase the market extent of black pepper to a huge degree and thereby the demand for the commodity.

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