Tag: cloves

19th July 2013 See below a recent clove report from a European trader: “Market is steady in spite of relative quietness. Anyway this can be the calm time before the storm comes.” Why a “storm” ? Simply because my Indonesian contacts keep on reporting that crop is short down there, and they show signs of interest bot both Mada current crop material and Comoros new crop. In the meantime Mada domestic is expensive, Sri Lanka looks cheap but quality is…