Russia becomes world’s largest cilantro exporter

Russia was second largest world’s supplier of cilantro after India in 2015

Russia becomes the world’s leader in cilantro supplies and is strongly ahead of other largest suppliers of this spice, press service of the Russian Export Center (REC) said on Oct. 20.

"Russia exported more cilantro in 8 months of 2016 then throughout 2015 (43,500 tons of cilantro versus 31,500 tons in 2015 and 9,000 tons in 2014," the REC reported.

Russia may capture up to a third of the global cilantro export market. India has become the main sales outlet for Russia (58 percent). South Asian nations (Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal), Indonesia, Europe and the Middle East are also among main buyers, the REC said.

Russia was second largest world’s supplier of cilantro after India in 2015.

Source: TASS

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