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So intense was the fascination for this dream land that in ancient times all unknown landmasses were called India. The entire world was in search for this land. Christopher Columbus set out to discover India and accidentally found America. He wanted to bring back rich cargoes of silk and spices. With the arrival, of Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese explorer and navigator in 1498, the first direct sea route to India from Europe was established. India opened up. And then on, the Portuguese followed by Dutch, British, French and the world flocked to India for trade and hegemony.

India’s engagement with the world continues and the fascination for India remains. Individuals and groups from throughout the world visit India for business. The business tour help desk at the wandering tribes will help you to plan your business trip entirely based on your requirements. We will do the necessary research on the topic and send the report to you before your arrival, and after arrival, arrange meeting with the industry players and take you to the manufacturing units, factories and processing. All you have to do is to, email to businesstours@thewanderingtribes.com, on the area of business ( services or products},size of the group, dates, duration of the trip, type of accommodation required and more importantly, specifically what you are looking for.

The history and culture of Indian Spices is probably as old as the human civilization itself. Spices were the one thing which prompted Columbus and Vasco Da Gama to initiate their voyages. Today Indian Spices hold the same spell.

Spices provide a wealth of flavors to a range of colorful aromatic, multi-textured cuisines. Spices not only improve the taste of ones food, but also improve the state of health. They are used as appetizers, preservatives and many with their rich and varied properties are used in pharmaceutical, perfumery and cosmetic products.

Within the past one decade the international trade in spices has grown by leaps and bounds. An estimated 500,000 tones of spices and herbs valued at 1500 million US dollars are now imported globally every year. An impressive 46% of this supply comes from India. India's exports of spice extracts have shown spectacular growth attaining over 50 percent of the global market within a short span

India is the world's largest tea producer; India has always produced the world's finest teas, as also the largest variety, in any form. Tea from India is best known in terms of flavor, taste and color. The three world famous types of Indian teas are Assam, Darjeeling and Nilgiris. .

The tea industry is one of the oldest organized industries in India with a large network of tea producers, retailers, distributors, auctioneers, exporters and packers.

India is the largest producer, processor and exporter of cashew kernels, cashew nut shell liquid and allied products. Indian cashews are nature’s proven finest diet. Its all time all place snack. It is a storehouse of nutrients. The most prominent vitamins in cashew are Vitamin A, D and E. And there is no cholesterol in nuts since it is a plant product.

Cashew kernel is a rich source of minerals like calcium, phosphorus and iron as the perception .that cashew nut is healthy for consumption, the demand for cashew from the overseas markets is on an upswing. Indian domestic market is also the second largest consumer of cashew nut in the world.

Indian coffee is acknowledged to be amongst the finest in the world, particularly since it is available in both the Arabica and Robusta varieties; most other coffee-producing countries are only able to grow one or the other...

Arabica beans are higher quality ones. Since they are grown through a slow process at a high altitude they are said to be very flavorful and are used in gourmet coffees. Robusta beans, on the other hand, are used more in commercial coffees, and the plant itself is valued for its hardiness and resistance to disease. Indian coffee exists in another distinctive form that is quite unique - 'monsooned' coffee, coffee that is mellowed when its beans swell up with moisture, a phenomenon that occurred naturally aboard sailing ships in years gone by, and is today very consciously prepared mainly for the delectation of Scandinavian importers.

India is the fifth largest producer of coffee in the world.

Indian textiles are as diverse as its culture. It is a result of centuries of a complex yet colorful juxtaposition of cultural influences, climate conditions, geographical factors and trade. With their sheer beauty, color and artistry, they have woven their way to win the hearts of people all over the globe. And with the wealth of knowledge and skills passed down from one generation of master craftsmen to the next, it will continue to do so for a long long time to come. Stretched along the length and breadth of the country, every region has its own design, motif and characteristic fabric that weaves its history.

This is why there are hundreds of different textiles in India. While white is the predominant color in Bengal (in the eastern part of India) and Kerala (in the south), the desert belt, stretching from Kutch and Kathiawar in Gujarat to Rajasthan and parts of Haryana, presents an incredible mix of vibrant colorful embroidery, mirror work, quilting and fabric printing.

Myths, epics, legends and fables find its _expression in the crafts. The Indian craft scene is a show of its diversity. The craftsmen have used different mediums to express individuality and originality. The diversity of handicrafts is expressed on metals, wood, ceramic, glass, stones, textiles and shrubs.

Exports of handicrafts in 2003-2004 had crossed Rs 10,000 Crore, registering a growth of 25.43 per cent in rupee terms and 34.67 per cent in dollar terms. The growth in the current year is also impressive, witnessing achievement of 25.72 per cent in the month of August 2004 in dollar terms.

The Indian antique market speaks of colonial interaction and global trade. It tells you the stories of Rajahs, viceroys and trade. Another influence on the Indian market is the Chinese imprint. China and India have common borders. Oldest of the trade routes can be traced to this region. . Period furniture, Porcelain, clocks, musical instruments and weaponry constitute the major chunk of the Indian antique market

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