Basmati Rice Research Paper

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Intro About 1.5 years ago, it entered the market of basmati & non-basmati rice and exports around 40,000 tons of rice per annum. Universal trade of basmati rice has developed from 1 to more than 5 million tons in the past 15 years. On one hand while Pakistan’s market share declined from 50% to less than 20%, India established a leading share in world market during the same period. The huge demand for rice in the global market is creating an excellent environment for the export of Indian basmati and Non-Basmati rice. India had imposed ban on export of rice to meet the domestic needs in 2008. But the huge demand in the global market and country's surplus production, made the government lift the ban, but only restricted amount of export of the goods is allowed. 1.1 Context of…show more content…
The non-fragrant rice market involves glutinous, white, parboiled rice whereas the fragrant rice market involves basmati and jasmine rice. In the example of basmati rice trade, India and Pakistan export 100% of the rice to all parts of the world and with Middle Eastern countries as the major customers, and then by the European Union. From the last 15 years, the global trade of basmati rice has grown from 1 million to more than 4 million tons. India catching almost all the market expansion while Pakistan’s market experience downfall from 50% to less than 20% during the same period. “Basmati” is long grain aromatic rice grown for many centuries at the Himalayan foot hills of Indian sub-continent. Basmati rice, in India, are produced in the state of western Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, and Jammu & Kashmir. Basmati rice is unique among other aromatic long grain rice varieties. It embraces the qualities like soft and fluffy texture upon cooking, delicious taste, superior aroma, distinct flavor and extra- long slender grains that elongate at least twice of their original

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