We at Shochoch Trading exports high quality, organic natural spices across the World. We are well equipped with the necessary experiences and skills to produce and process high quality whole & grounds spices to export according to the requirements specified by International customers. Our focus on compliance is monitored thoroughly from farm to facility while ensuring farmers and employees are benefited equally and mutually. We also promote sustainability of the environment by ensuring organic compliance and preserving our forests.
Spice From Smallholders
We work with Bench Maji Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union for sourcing of organic spices. We also work with other smallholders who have limited time, skills, and resources to become active players in supply chains to source spices products. Shochoch helps this groups of farmers by fostering business relationships and linkages with potential buyers at a better price.
Our focus on compliance is monitored thoroughly from farm to facility while ensuring farmers and employees are benefited equally and mutually. We also promote sustainability of the environment by ensuring organic compliance and preserving our forests.
From Our Own Plantation
In addition to working with smallholders like BMCFCU, we also grow our own spices products in our own plantation located in South Western Ethiopia, Bench Sheko Zone Dense Forest Areas. This helps us to avoid the complex network of brokers and informal traders who dominates the spice trade. Using appropriate modern technologies, our experience and knowledge of the local and international spice market, our experts handpick top quality spices that have been growing in suitable climate for growing different types of crops and has been producing a number of spices for some time at a global standard. Growing spices in this way can increase farm income, profitability and local economic stability, while providing key social and economic benefits for the local community.
Here are some of the main organic natural spice products we export;
1/ Turmeric – (fresh & dry)
2/ Ginger – (fresh & dry)
3/ Birds Eye Chili – (red dry chilli whole)
4/ Black Cardamom (whole or seed)
5/ Black Pepper
6/ Long Pepper and Herbs
The health benefits of the above-mentioned spices vary and can be used as a source vitamins including vitamin C, E and K, magnesium, manganese, potassium, folic acid, iron, magnesium and calcium to name a few. In addition to this, spice such as Ginger seems to help reduces high blood pressure, helps fight cancer, improves digestion, and can be used as an anti-inflammatory. Spices such as Turmeric helps wound healing and internally it boosts the immune system, slows down many chronic diseases, and supports the heart and lungs.
Beside the health and culinary benefits spice farming allows BMCU members generate extra income to enhance their livelihoods. BMCU market, process and quality control the products from our members farms and ensure the farmers get a fair and sustainable price for their high quality, hand harvested spices
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