For its flavour, aroma and for being a favourite among the royal kings and Nawabs of India, Cardamom (Elaichi) is popularly referred to as the “Queen of Spices”. In India, cardamom grows abundantly in the Southern precincts of the Western Ghats predominantly in the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. With limited supply coming only from India and Guatemala, cardamom has seen demand growing at a much more rapid clip compared to supply. That demand trend is clear when one looks at the price chart of Cardamom over the last two years…