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Spices Processing

Information @ a Glance
  • In the kitchen, spices are distinguished from herbs, which are leafy, green plant parts used for flavoring purposes. Herbs, such as basil or oregano, may be used fresh, and are commonly chopped into smaller pieces. Spices, however, are dried and often ground or grated into a powder. India produces a wide range of spices.
  • Commercial Production of packaged spices goes through three main stages end up with storage. The process is very simple which starts from the procurement of whole spices sent to the grinding process where mixing is also carried out. Mixed spices are stored in tanks or large sized tumblers from where it is shifted to the packaging machines to be converted into desired packet sizes
  • Cryo-grinding of spices results into higher production with
    better end product quality (aroma and color), than conventional spices grinding
  • What makes it a lucrative business for an entrepreneur is a high probability of generating increasing profits by maintaining quality and competitive price as the product has vital standing
    in our daily life
  • India is the largest producer and exporter of range of raw and processed spices. India leads in Cumin, Chilly and Turmeric production in the world.

Company Profiles

  • Company from Mumbai
  • Company from Kerala

Spices Development

  • Spices Research & Development 
  • Export Promotion Schemes
  • Development of Spices Park


  • Heat Processing of Spices
  • Spices Grinding Mill
  • Garlic Peeling
  • Cleaning, grading and separation machineries
  • Packing Machineries suppliers


  • Spice Form
  • Spices Packaging System
  • Process for sterilizing spices
  • Fresh ready Onion & spice mix
  • Health Improving Spice composition
  • Spice Impregnated edible wrapping foil

Spices Processing

  • Post Harvest Processing of Spices for Quality
  • Drying of Chilies
  • Solar Dryer
  • Processing & Machinery
  • Radiation Processing Plant


  • Spices Processing, Packing & Marketing
  • Ground & Processed Spices
  • Spices Grinding
  • Chili Processing Plant
  • Cryo Grinding - project outline
  • Cryo-grinding unit – Cumin, Turmeric, Chilly
  • Spices And Isabgul irradiation centre

Products & Brands

  • Spice Blends
  • Tamilnadu Company
  • Erode Company
  • Chennai Company
  • Mumbai Company


  • International Suppliers
  • Radiation Processed Spices
  • Ground Spices - suppliers

Regulatory Issues

  • Microbial Status
  • Pesticide Residue
  • Quality Minima Document
  • Clean Spices - Guide Book
  • Adulterants in Chili powder

Trade Data

  • Trade Contacts - Europe
  • Factors to be considered in selecting Spice supplier
  • Exporters - India
  • Newsletter
  • Market Update - JUne 2010
  • Market Update - July 2010


  • The Spices Industry Profile
  • Global Spices Processing Hub
  • Ginger
  • Turmeric
  • Organic Spices - Marketing Manual
  • Spices & Herbs Market - 1999
  • Seasonings, Herbs & Spices - 2008
  • Spices & Herbs Market - 2010