India is a major player in global production and trade of tea, coffee, rubber and spices. With 25% of share in world production, India is the 2nd largest tea producer. 20 % of India’s tea production is exported which makes it the 4th largest tea exporter with 12 % share of world exports. Kenya, China and Sri Lanka are other major global players in tea. 4% of world’s coffee production and 5 % world trade in coffee originates from India. Both Arabica and Robusta varieties of coffee are produced, of which 75% is exported, making India the fifth largest exporter of coffee after Brazil, Vietnam, Indonesia, Columbia and Ethiopia. India is the single largest producer and consumer of spices in the world. With 10 % of India’s spice production exported to 145 countries, India controls 47% of world trade in spices. India is also the 5th largest producer and the 2nd largest consumer of rubber Four Commodity Boards, one each for Tea, Coffee, Rubber and Spices, function under the administrative supervision of the Department. The Boards are responsible for the growth and management of the respective sectors within the framework of the relevant in the world. 8% of total world production is in India, other major producers being Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Fobics can offer project assistance for many products including spice oils and Oleoresins, Cocoa Mass Cocoa Butter, Chocolates, Coconut Water, Coconut Powder, Desiccated Coconut, Coffee Extract, Tea Extracts, Coconut oil, Dehydrated spices, Sterile spices, spice Powders, Masala Mix and many others.