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India is the world's largest producer of cardamom and Kerala contributes the lion's share.The cardamom of Malabar is considered the best in the world. In fact,today only cardamom from Kerala is used for any medicinal purposes in the West. Apart from its medicinal qualities, has a pleasing flavour and aroma that makes it a chief condiment for tea, cool drinks, confectionaries and sweetmeats, vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. At 750-1000 m above sea level the wooded Western Ghats are the home of the cardamom. The hills of Idukki district, which is the main cultivator of the spice, are called Cardamom Hills All cardamom plantations were in Iduki district only.

Cultivation of cardamom is mostly concentrated in the ever green forests of Western Ghats in South India. The optimum altitudinal range on growing cardamom is 600 to 1500 mtr above MsL. The cardamom growing regions of South India lies within 8 - 30 degree N latitudes and 75-78 degree longitudes

Picked at the right time so that it maintains its inherent qualities. Cured at the correct temperatures to maintain the deep green colour and graded and passed through specific meshes the Cardamom from Bethel is the ‘Best’ in the market

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