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Pepper Harvest Time!  
March 29th, 2014 by Ganesh H. R.

Pepper Harvest Time!

Pepper harvesting commences immediately after coffee harvesting (carried on each year during the month of Feb-Mar), and continues until mid-April. The harvesters use a natural bamboo ladder to pluck pepper. Read more

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The Story of Pepper  
July 31st, 2013 by Ganesh H. R.

The Story of Pepper

Pepper from Malabar has always been very important in world history. We can surely say that it has changed world history. Read more

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King and Queen of Spices!  
February 6th, 2013 by Meena G. Iyer

King and Queen of Spices!

When we speak of Coorg, the first thing that pops up in our mind are the coffee plantations and how they are the best producers of coffee. But along with this beverage crop, this gorgeous hilly land is also home to a number of cash crops. Pepper, ginger, coconut, cocoa, cardamom, arecanut etc are some examples of the crops grown here. Read more

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Spice Up Your Palate!  
July 16th, 2012 by Mr. Achayya Mukattira

Spice Up Your Palate!

Acrid and pungent, used commonly with fare prepared for breakfast, lunch and dinner, pepper adds a desirable tang to the taste buds. Read more

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‘Hot’ News!  
June 7th, 2012 by Deepti Michelle John

‘Hot’ News!

While being native to South America, the Chilli is the most common spice grown in India, the largest producer, consumer and exporter of this ubiquitous spice. Read more

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Let’s Talk Ginger!  
April 3rd, 2012 by Deepti Michelle John

Let’s Talk Ginger!

Used as a delicacy, medicine, and spice, the multifaceted Ginger belongs to the family of cardamom and turmeric. Ginger cultivation has its origins in South Asia. The ginger plant is grown alongside coffee on the plantations of Coorg Read more

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Pepper: the Flavour of the Season  
March 30th, 2012 by Achayya Mukattira

Pepper: the Flavour of the Season

Many farmers have either completed coffee harvest or are close to finishing. It’s time now for the harvest of the spice called pepper. Read more

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The ‘Multifaceted’ International Spice!  
December 28th, 2011 by Deepti Michelle John

The ‘Multifaceted’ International Spice!

Used as a spice in cuisines all across the globe, cloves are harvested mainly in India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, and when they are 1.5–2 cm in length. Read more

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