ABOUT WSC

About World Spice Congress

           Since its inception in 1990, the World Spice Congress (WSC) has evolved to become THE global platform for discussion and interaction between importers, exporters, regulators and other stakeholders of the spice industry. Organized by the SPICES BOARD of India with able support from various trade organizations, WSC is now a much sought after, well attended event. The world is experiencing rapid changes in food safety issues as health authorities globally have embarked on a mission to make food safer for their countrymen. India’s internal food laws are now equally stringent. Are these new changes practical or Utopian? WSC 2016 will deliberate extensively on this as well as other issues and also bring the delegates up to speed on how India plans to make its food chain safe, reliable, consistent and most importantly – sustainable. WSC 2016 will discuss crops, markets, recent trends in the spice industry and its humungous challenges. It will also explore feasible ideas and methods to help implement the concept of "Grow with India". Policy makers and spice companies will together thrash out measures to assure the safe and clean delivery of spices on a consistent basis and in the most practical manner.

           The Baker’s Dozen edition of WSC is scheduled to be held on 27, 28, 29 February, 2016 at Ahmedabad in the State of Gujarat just after the conclusion of "Gulf Food 2016" in Dubai. Considering the vast potential of the industry, there is a growing need to establish an efficient and customer-centric supply chain network to ensure production of clean & high quality spices. This need is pressing particularly in the case of seed spices such as Coriander, Cumin, Fennel, Fenugreek, Ajowan, Celery etc. Most of these seed spices call GUJARAT home. Hence, AHMEDABAD has been chosen aptly as the venue for WSC 2016.

Spices Board welcomes you to spice up Ahmedabad!