record rise in cumin
During the Rabi season 2021-2022, the area under cumin has declined by an estimated 21 percent year-on-year to 9.83 lakh hectares. Of the two major cumin producing states, the area under cultivation has declined by 22 per cent in Gujarat and 20 per cent in Rajasthan.
Cumin now in the list of expensive food itemsCumin) is also going to be included. If a report is to be believed, then the price of cumin may reach a record level in the coming time. CRISIL (Crisil) Research has said in its report that this year the sowing of cumin was less. At the same time, the crop has also been damaged due to rain, so the price of cumin can reach the highest level of 5 years. According to the report, the prices of cumin in the current crop season (Price) can see an increase of 30 to 35 percent. It has been said in the report that the area under cumin crop was already reduced due to sowing of other crops by the farmers, there is a possibility of further reduction in the supply due to rain.
Prices may reach the highest level of 5 years
CRISIL Research has said in a report that due to low acreage and crop damage due to excess rainfall, cumin prices may increase by 30-35 percent to a five-year high in the crop season 2021-2022. According to the report, the prices of cumin seeds can go up to Rs 165-170 per kg due to low yield. In the crop season 2021-22 (November-May), the production of cumin is expected to remain low due to various reasons, which can push the prices of cumin seeds to a five-year high. CRISIL estimates that cumin prices may increase by 30-35 percent to touch Rs 165-170 per kg in Rabi season 2021-2022 As a result, it has come down by 21 percent to 9.83 lakh hectares. Of the two major cumin producing states, the area under cultivation has declined by 22 per cent in Gujarat and 20 per cent in Rajasthan.
Farmers attracted towards mustard and gram
According to the report, the fall in acreage is due to farmers shifting to mustard and gram crops. Farmers have been attracted to their cultivation due to the rise in the prices of mustard and gram. It has been informed in the report that many farmers cultivating cumin have sown crops that pay better prices in their fields. Due to which the area under cultivation of cumin has decreased and due to decrease in production, there is a possibility of increase in prices.
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