“SPIISRY” – A novel initiative of ICAR-IISR launched

“SPIISRY” – A novel initiative of ICAR-IISR launched

5 years ago
ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research launched a new initiative christened “SPIISRY” in its 
continuing quest to support primary producers of spices while bringing good quality spices and 
allied products to the consumers. The “SPIISRY” was inaugurated by Dr. T Janakiram, Assistant 
Director General, (HS II) ICAR on 12 July 2019. Inaugurating the aesthetically designed outlet of 
the venture, Dr. Janakiram said that such innovations leveraging the linkages of the institute with 
the primary producers and entrepreneurs shall essay a new chapter in the development of the 
agricultural commodity retail marketing sector through facilitating consumer access to high quality 
produce authenticated by the research institution.

Dr. K Nirmal Babu, Director ICAR IISR, Dr. R N Pal, former Assistant Director General (Plantation 
Crops), Dr. V S Korikanthimath, Former Director ICAR CCARI, Goa, Dr. Srikanth Kulkarni, Former 
Professor and Head Plant Pathology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad and other 
dignitaries graced the occasion. 
The outlet is conceived as an outlet for good quality spices and allied value added products sourced
from verified primary producers, incubates of ICAR IISR and other sister institutes. More than 50 
products is being made available at the outlet at present. Apart from spices, spice powders and well
ness products from spices, technology inputs for farming of spices and other crops can also be 
purchased from the outlet. The product range and diversity is expected to increase tremendously in a
few months through collaboration with other ICAR institutes and their incubatees.

The SPIISRY shall be the torchbearer for the efforts of research institutions in creating a direct 
interface between primary producers of spices and the ultimate consumers addressing the concerns of 
quality, sustainability of production practices and food safety.

Our Vision

To become a world class Destination for Spices, Spice Blends & Agro products…

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