Trade Infrastructure

Spices Board has an extensive infrastructure network of 8 Quality Evaluation Laboratories and 8 Spices Parks, located at major producing/exporting centers. These laboratories are equipped with the latest sophisticated instruments to undertake analysis as per the requirements of countries that import spices. The technical staff in the laboratories are periodically trained in reputed national/international laboratories. The labs maintain superior standards in terms of equipments and scientific procedures of analysis. The mandatory samples drawn from the notified spices and spice products are tested by the laboratories and issued the analytical reports for clearance by customs before consignments leave the Indian shores. Spices parks are industrial parks for processing and value addition of spices and spice products offering processing facilities. The Board has established 8 crop specific Spices Parks in the major producing/market centers