India Intelligence Report

   Organic Farming Growing at 100%


With larger disposable incomes, expanding economies, and higher awareness of health, Indian organic industry is growing at 100% with 400 registered farmers using 30,164 acres. In 2004-2005, India produced 234 tons of organic spices and also spans other crops such as tea, coffee, vegetables, coco-nut, etc.

Indocert, a certifying agency for organic labeling is planning to get 50% of chili production under the organic label so farmers could get 20%-25% higher margins.

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