NAMSAI | Apr 04 | Delhi-based company, S R C Creations (SRCC) has shown keen interest to go for contract farming on ginger, turmeric and large cardamom in Namsai and Anjaw district.
It is willing to set up a processing unit in Namsai district for greater interest of the farmers.
Namsai Spices Board assistant director Vijeeshna has informed that SRCC director is likely to visit Namsai from April 7 next when he would interact with district farmers at various locations.
Spices, extensively used as flavour for food and beverages, in medicine, cosmetics and perfumery since time immemorial, are high value export oriented crops. Spices have played a significant role in influencing the course of history till the Middle Ages. India is the largest producer, consumer and second largest exporter of spices in the world, she added.
She informed about meeting at Piyong on April 7 and Lathao HS school, Chowkham Buddha Vihara and Budha Mandhir Jona-I village the next day.
Over 100 plants are known to yield spices and spice products and over 50 species are grown in India while one spice or the other is grown in all states and play a crucial role in local economy.