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Botanical name - Elettaria cardamomum Maton
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India is the world's largest producer of cardamom and Kerala contributes the lion's share. Commonly used in the state (and in the country), Though the standard price is around Rs. 500 to Rs. 600 per kg it may vary upon quality.

Spice trade in Kerala dates back 7500 years. The Spice Coast of Malabar has found mention in ancient travelogues. the cardamom of Malabar is considered the best in the world. In fact, today only cardamom from Kerala is used for any medicinal purposes in the West

Cardamom , apart from its medicinal qualities, has a pleasing flavour and aroma that makes it a chief condiment for tea, cool drinks, confectionaries and sweetmeats, vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. At 750-1000 m above sea level the wooded Western Ghats are the home of the cardamom. The hills of Idukki district, which is the main cultivator of the spice, are called Cardamom Hills, Cardamom is grown in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

cardamom is grown mainly in Kerala, Tamilnadu and Karnataka, on the slopes of the Western Ghats. Warm humid climate, loamy soil rich in organic matter, distributed rainfall and special cultivation and processing methods all combine to make Indian cardamom truly unique in aroma, flavour, size and colour. Indian cardamom like 'Alleppey Green Extra Bold' (AGEB), 'Alleppey Green Bold' (AGB) and 'Alleppey Green Superior' (AGS) are names that register instant appeal worldwide This Queen of Spices is from the High Ranges of Kerala.

Cultivation of cardamom is mostly concentrated in the ever green forests of Western Ghats in South India. The optimum altitudinal range on growing cardamom is 600 to 1500 mtr above MsL. The cardamom growing regions of South India lies within 8 - 30 degree N latitudes and 75-78 degree longitudes.


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