Pepper trade sees more upheaval

Brazil, which has been generally supplying 38,000 to 40,000 tonnes of black pepper, has had alternate years of growth and drop, it produced 52,000 tonnes in 2006, but just 43,000 tonnes the following year. Overall, there has been a tremendous drop in global supply from 303,000 tonnes in 2005 to a 2009 level of 279,500 […]

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