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  • How To Make Five-Spice Powder

    Five-spice powder encompasses all five flavors - sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, and salty. This recipe showing how to make five-spice powder is reprinted with permission from Raphael Meyer
    In a dry skillet, roast 2 teaspoons of Szechuan peppercorns by shaking the pan over low to medium heat until the aroma of the peppercorns is released (about...
  • 5 Health Benefits of Fresh Ginger

    Ginger is one of nature's amazing medicines - it can do all sorts of great things for your health. If you're looking for ways to use fresh ginger (ginger root) for health, these are some of the best ways to do it:


    1.Ginger for Treating PMS and Menstrual Cramps
    About a teaspoon of fresh ginger grated is amazing at easing p...
  • Medical Uses for Ginger

    Ginger is one of the ancient, revered medicines of India and Asia. The list of conditions for which it is used is so long that it might prompt skepticism. How can one herb affect so many seemingly different diseases? Here's how this alternative medicine works:
    Healing Properties
    Ginger's ability to combat a variety of diseases and cond...
  • Turmeric Powder - Health Benefits, Uses

    What is Turmeric Powder?

    Turmeric powder is a bright yellow powder made by dry grinding of mature turmeric rhizomes (underground stems). The use of turmeric for coloring and flavoring food, for cosmetic purposes and for medicinal properties dates back to the ancient Vedic culture of India. Used in almost all Indian curries, this spice ...
  • 20 Unexpected Uses for Cinnamon

    Here’s another all-natural and conscious post from our friends at EcoSalon. Check it out:

    Nothing reminds us of the holidays quite like cinnamon does. But why restrict the aroma to Christmas cookies and wreath decorations? Cinnamon is one of the world’s oldest-known spices and is regarded to have healing properties by many cultures. M...
  • The International Pepper Conclave, Dubai, UAE, 24th – 25th June 2013

    The International Pepper Community is pleased in announcing its upcoming event i.e. International Pepper Conclave to be held on 24th and 25th of June 2013 at Hotel JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, U.A.E.

    Organized by Teflas, a leading event organizer based in Mumbai, India, the purpose of this unique and upcoming International Pepper Semi...
  • MR. TRAN KIM LONG OF VIETNAM IS THE CHAIRMAN OF IPC FOR 2013/2014

    The International Pepper Community is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tran Kim Long, Director General of International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Government of Vietnam, as the Chairman of the International Pepper Community.

    Mr. Tran Kim Long assumed the office of the Chairman...
  • Health Benefits of Star Anise

    Star anise, widely used as a spice in Asian cuisine, also has medicinal properties.
    Star anise is the star-shaped fruit of an evergreen plant known scientifically as Illicium verum. Originating in Viet Nam, star anise has a licorice- or anise-like flavor, although it is not related to the true anise plants native to the Mediterranean basin an...
  • MANY USES OF COCONUT TREE

    Coconut is a fruit of the coconut palm tree, its trunk is one to two feet in diameter. It has not branches but carries a crown leaves of about 70 to 100 feet above the ground, its leaves is like a feather and with many segments, leaves are usually 10 to 20 feet long. The coconut fruit hang at the base of the leaves in clusters of about 10 to 15. Se...
  • Tapioca

    Tapioca is the starch extracted from the cassava root. The cassava plant is native to Viet Nam, where it is known as "Tapioca" and its starch is referred to as "tapioca". Cultivation of the cassava plant has spread throughout Viet Nam, while culinary use of tapioca has become popular throughout the world.

    Characteristics of Tapioca
  • 22 surprising uses for turmeric

    Along with its anti-inflammatory benefits, this antioxidant-rich staple from the spice rack can be used for everything from dying Easter eggs to whitening teeth.
    One of the most fetching culinary spices, turmeric has an intense golden hue. The major ingredient in Indian curries, turmeric is the component responsible for curry’s dizzying color...
  • The Uses of Curcumin

    The Uses of Curcumin
    Curcumin is the main curcuminoid in turmeric. Curcuminoids give turmeric its yellow color. In Asia, curcumin is used in folkloric medicine to treat arthritis, gastrointestinal upset and "low energy," according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Research in laboratories and on animals indicates antioxidant, anti-c...
  • BEN TRE LAND OF COCONUT TREE -

    Around 85 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre attracts tourists with its naturally retained waterway scenery with tropical orchards and green islets.
    Tourists visiting this area, which is the home of the coconut tree, could tour islets such as Phung in the middle of Tien river, Oc (snail) in Hung Phong Commu...
  • Tieu Can district expands coconut tree growing area

    Coconut tree is a traditional and featured plant of the riparian South of Vietnam. For along time and over many generation, coconut tree has been attached to people’s life. Although the coconut has not created any economic breakthrough, it is still considered very economically potential, bringing regular and stable income to farmers in rural are...
  • From India to the Philippines, coconut yields drop

    Coconut production remains crucial for the Asia-Pacific region, but yields are dropping with aging as a top factor. Vietnam is the exception with 100 nuts per tree per year against a regional average of 40. Worldwide, 12.3 million hectares are devoted to coconut production with a total yield of 64.3 billion of nuts.


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  • Ben Tre coconut festival great success

    The third Coconut Festival came to an end in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre On April 10, with hundreds of thousands of domestic and foreign visitors and local people taking part.
    This year’s festival included an art installation of a coconut road, a coconut foods festival, a tour of a coconut plantation and a coconut carnival to celebra...
  • Coconut rice is Ben Tre classic

    Therefore, indigenous dishes from the province often bear the sweetness and flavor of its specialty such as coconut candy, coconut leave cake, coconut sweet soup, steamed fish with coconut water and fried mushroom with coconut.

    One of the specialties that must be mentioned is coconut rice served with fried shrimp with coconut water.
  • Countryside inventor milks coconut success

    Growing demand for coconuts pushed this co-operative chairman to invent a machine that can break open the thick-shelled fruit in far less time than the standard method. Khoa Chien and Giao Hoa report.

    Le Tan Ky is the chairman of the VietGap co-operative in the southern province of Ben Tre, which provides pomelos and coconuts for domes...
  • " Bentrecoconut" Ben Tre to host fourth coconut festival

    A coconut festival in the land where they are most famous will be held from April 7 to 13 in 2015.

    Members of the World Coconut Association as well as 10 provinces of Viet Nam that specialise in coconuts will be in attendance. Farmers and companies involved in the coconut industry will also take part in the event.

    The fes...
  • Cambodia supports Vietnam’s rubber planting projects

    The new Cambodian leadership will continue creating favourable conditions for Vietnam to carry out rubber planting projects in the country.

    National Assembly Chairman Samdec Heng Samrin made the commitment while receiving Tran Ngoc Thuan, General Director of the Vietnam Rubber Group in Phnom Penh on October 10.

    Cambodian ...
  • Vietnam restructures rubber industry

    The increasing global rubber demand in recent years has encouraged Vietnam, the fifth biggest natural rubber producer in the world in 2012, to restructure the industry to increase export value and improve value chain . Report by the Vietnam Economic News.

    Vietnam Rubber Group General Director Tran Ngoc Thuan said that to restructure th...
  • "Indochinarubber" Natural rubber under pressure to chart new destiny

    A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH: The recently unveiled One Nation Strategy proposes new plans to boost the industry

    I RECENTLY attended the National Rubber Economy Conference 2013, themed "Natural Rubber at the Crossroads: Blazing New Trails", that brought together many from the natural rubber industry.

    It was also a chance fo...
  • "Indochinarubber" New rubber tree variety eyed to aid farmers

    The province is planning to introduce to local farmers fast-growing rubber trees that would produce latex in half the time of existing species.

    Alfonso Jack Sandique, owner of the Advance Rubber Technology Farm in Makilala town in the province, showed to local officials, led by North Cotabato Gov. Emmylou Talino-Mendoza, the 8,000 mat...
  • " VietNempepper"Reports of Vietnam cutting prices drag pepper


    The downtrend in pepper prices continued on Tuesday, following reports that Vietnam cut its prices for the spice sharply.

    This, coupled with selling pressure in the domestic market, led to prices falling on Tuesday.

    January and February contracts on the National Multi Commodity Exchange and IPSTA dropped along with...
  • Vietnam pepper output likely to be 150,000 tonnes, India's 45,000 mt

    With pepper prices at their peak, market players are keeping an eye on Vietnam and India. This is because prices in these two will be among the fundamental factors that would decide the market’s movement in the next season. The big question for farmers, traders and exporters is: Would there be an increase in production or a squeeze in supply?
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  • Phu Quoc Island promotes black pepper

    The island district of Phu Quoc in southern Kien Giang province has defined black pepper as a key economic strength and a local speciality, helping islanders develop the local economy, according to its 2020 socio-economic plan.

    With a favourable climate and good soil, the island plans to focus on developing its century-long famous bla...
  • Pepper producers must spice up products

    For six years, Vietnamese pepper has held about 50 per cent of global market share, but pepper products still fail to meet their potential, said Do Ha Nam, chairman of the Viet Nam Pepper Association.

    Actually, 95 per cent of unprocessed exported pepper is exported through three major importers - India, China and the United States, As...
  • Pepper exports soar but stocks left bare

    The country now has almost no pepper left for export for the second half of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

    For the first six months of the year, Viet Nam, the world's top pepper producer, exported 85,000 tonnes worth US$552 million.

    "I'm amazed at the figure of 85,000 tonnes of ex...
  • Viet Nam Cassia( VietNamcinnamon

    A spice made from the bark of the Cinnamomum aromaticum tree. Cassia bark (both powdered and in whole, or "stick" form) is used as a flavouring agent for confectionery, desserts, pastries, and meat; it is specified in many curry recipes, where Ceylon cinnamon is less suitable. Cassia is sometimes added to Ceylon cinnamon, but is a much thicker, coa...
  • Viet Nam Cassia( VietNamcinnamon

    A spice made from the bark of the Cinnamomum aromaticum tree. Cassia bark (both powdered and in whole, or "stick" form) is used as a flavouring agent for confectionery, desserts, pastries, and meat; it is specified in many curry recipes, where Ceylon cinnamon is less suitable. Cassia is sometimes added to Ceylon cinnamon, but is a much thicker, coa...
  • Pepper moves up on buying support

    Kochi, May 30:

    Pepper futures on the IPSTA trading moved up on Thursday on good buying support amid limited arrivals.

    All the active contracts ended marginally above the previous day closing.
    arrivals

    Arrivals continued to show a declining trend as the fund needs for educational purposes of the grower...
  • Turmeric trade expects N. Indian orders in end-June

    Erode, May 30:

    Turmeric traders are hopeful of bagging upcountry demand within a month’s time.

    “Turmeric prices are ruling steady for the past couple of days, still no fresh order is received by any trader. They receive good orders in the last week of June. If the monsoon improves the price may be remain stable, else it...
  • Pepper demand seen rising before monsoon sets in

    Kochi, May 31:

    Pepper prices fell on Friday and was nearly steady with all the active contracts showing a marginal decline.

    Arrivals continued to fall as growers were hesitant to sell at lower levels.

    Besides, rains in growing areas were also affecting the supply, market sources told Business Line.
  • Cardamom continues to lose flavour on weak demand

    Kochi, May 27:

    Cardamom continued to lose flavour on weak demand in a sluggish market. Consequently, prices remained nearly steady at last week auctions.

    Arrivals have shown a marginal decline following the continuous fall in prices. Nobody was interested to buy from a declining market.

    Exporters were buyin...
  • Turmeric prices may rise by mid-June

    Erode, May 29:

    Battered by cheaper varieties from Andhra Pradesh and no upcountry orders, turmeric traders expect prices to go up from mid-June.

    “It is very unfortunate as no trader has received upcountry order for the past one month, which resulted in the decrease in price of the spot turmeric. Turmeric futures also de...
  • Quality arrivals lend colour to turmeric

    Only quality turmeric was sold on Friday even as arrivals in Erode markets increased.

    “Though traders have not yet received any fresh upcountry orders, they purchased a few bags of quality turmeric by quoting a higher price for fulfilling of local orders. Arrivals increased to 3,189 bags and only 50 per cent was sold. Traders purchase...
  • Cardamom rules steady on limited activities

    The cardamom market ruled steady last week on limited activities due to holidays on account of Holi and Easter. Auctions were not held from Thursday to Sunday due to Easter holidays

    On the other hand, in the wake of Holi there was no trading activities in the upcountry markets and hence north Indian buyers were inactive. Thus, overall,...
  • Viet Nam Star Aniseed

    Star anise (or sometimes called star aniseed) is popular in all over the world because of its odor and useful medical properties. Star anise is an ingredient of the traditional five-spice powder of Chinese cooking. It is also a major ingredient in the making of Pho, a Vietnamese noodle soup. In India it is used as an ingredient of masala chai. More...
  • Pepper market sees high level of ‘circular trading’



    Pepper market last week witnessed high level of ‘circular trading’ and consequent high volatility due to the tug of war between both the bull and bear operators.

    Prices of futures contracts showed a mixed trend with marginal up and down, market sources told Business Line.

    Expert analysts were, of late, spread...
  • Supply shortage grips pepper market



    Acute shortage of black pepper is still prevailing in the global market, paving way for a further rise in prices in the short run.

    Global supply is expected to be stable by the end of February or the beginning of March, when fresh crop from Vietnam comes to the market.

    Global demand is also on a low ebb curre...
  • Pepper price stable due to wise strategy



    While prices of most agricultural produce like rice, rubber, coffee, cashew-nuts, shrimps and fish have fallen drastically, price of pepper has remained high and stable for the last decade.

    This year, pepper exports are expected to touch US$900 million, from only $693 million in 2011.

    Pepper is the only produ...
  • Vietnam tops the list of pepper exporters



    Vietnam continues leading other pepper exporters in the world, accounting for 40 – 50 percent of the global volume.

    The Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade says Vietnam exported 15,000 tonnes of pepper and earned over $102 million in revenue in May, raising the total exports in five months t...
  • Viet Nam still world’s No 1 pepper exporter


    Viet Nam exported 62,000 tonnes of pepper worth US$424 million in the first five months of the year, maintaining its top position among pepper exporters worldwide, according to the Export – Import Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

    The department said the amount of exported pepper, which accounted for 40-50 per...
  • Viet Nam still world’s No 1 pepper exporter


    Viet Nam exported 62,000 tonnes of pepper worth US$424 million in the first five months of the year, maintaining its top position among pepper exporters worldwide, according to the Export – Import Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

    The department said the amount of exported pepper, which accounted for 40-50 per...
  • Pepper farms lack sustainability

    Pepper farmers in Viet Nam have to pay more attention to sustainable farming as they face falling productivity, disease threats and an oversupply situation that will reduce prices and incomes, an expert has warned.

    Do Ha Nam, head of the Viet Nam Pepper Association, said uncontrolled expansion of pepper farms in the country would lead...
  • VietNam must spice up price of pepper

    The Viet Nam Pepper Association (VPA) urged enterprises to enhance the quality of pepper while devising measures for brand positioning made-in-Viet Nam pepper to increase the products' export value.

    According to VPA, Viet Nam's pepper products were present in more than 150 countries worldwide, accounting for 50 per cent of the global m...
  • Vietnam Pepper Export: Market Strategy

    Three years in a row, Vietnam pe
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