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......... is the largest spice producing state in India.


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Andhra Pradesh


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The production volume of spices amounted to over 940 thousand metric tons in the state of Rajasthan in fiscal year 2019, making it the largest producer across India. Gujarat followed with Andhra Pradesh ranking third. Andhra Pradesh is India's largest spice producing state. Andhra Pradesh produces the largest amount of spices in India. Tamil Nadu produced the largest volume of cloves in India in fiscal year 2019. This was an estimated 1603 metric tons over an area of 1019 hectares. Karnataka followed with Kerala ranking third. During classical antiquity and the Middle Ages, Kozhikode was dubbed the City of Spices for its role as the major trading point of Indian spices.

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