Spices Board has set up a Spices Park at Kottakudy village in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu in an area of 29.43 hectares ( 72.69 acres) of land allotted by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The spice park will house common infrastructure facilities for cleaning, grading, processing, value addition, storage, packing etc. of spices, mainly chilli and turmeric to ensure the quality of spices and thereby better price for the farmers.
The Spice Board has allotted 26 plots measuring 25.57 acres to 21 exporters on 30 years lease to establish their own processing and value addition units. The exporters in the park will source the spices directly from the farmers in the neighboring regions.