MITCON'S Spices Processing Course

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Overview India is the largest producer, consumer and exporter of spices in the world. India produces more than 65 spices in different varieties out of the 109 Spices listed by ISO. The estimated world trade in spices is 1.05 million tones valued at 2750 Mln US $, out of which India has a significant share of 48% in quantity and Spices play an important role in enhancing the flavour and taste of the processed foods. They are also used in the medicines because of their carminative, stimulative and digestive properties. India produces almost all the known spices and is the largest exporter of this commodity. Ground spices are extensively used in all types of curried dishes in India and abroad. Although spices are traded chiefly in an unprocessed form, a small yet significant quantity enters international trade as spice powders. Curry powder is the foremost of those blends or mixes and sometimes consists of 20 or more spices designed to add the characteristic Flavour of an Indian curry, which is appreciated all over the world. Apart from the overseas market, processed curry powder is becoming popular in the domestic market also. Hence the demand for unadulterated spices and curry powder in attractive handy packaging is fast emerging. The export earnings fromspices can be increased quiteconsiderably if the export of spices isencouraged in processed form, whichwill bring more value addition to the unitprice of whole spices. Further as it is amass consumption item mostly used inculinary preparations or seasoning offood products, its domestic demand is Increasing quite steadily due toimprovement in purchasing power ofpeople. Hence there are tremendous opportunities for budding entrepreneurs to enter in spice processing sector.
Course Contents
  • Various Opportunities in Spice processing Sector
  • Raw Material availability & selection
  • Various Processing Methods & Value addition
  • Preservation Techniques
  • Various Processing machineries & their capacity & costing
  • Packaging material & Packaging Machinery
  • Quality Control, GMP & GHP
  • FSSAI 2006 procedure & documentation
  • Market Survey & Field work
  • Marketing strategies
  • Bank loan procedure & documentation
  • Information about subsidy
  • Project Report Preparation
Duration – 1 Month
Fee Structure – Rs.15,000/-

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