publication . Conference object . Article . 2018

Improving Indonesian cinnamon (c. burmannii (Nees & t. nees) Blume) value chains for greater farmers incomes

Sidi Rana Menggala; Patrick Van Damme;
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  • Published: 19 Mar 2018
  • Publisher: IOP
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
Genus Cinnamomum (Lauraceae) regroups some species whose stem bark are harvested, conditioned and traded as cinnamon in an international market. Over the centuries, the species have been domesticated so that now at least six different ones are grown in Southeast Asia countries. One of the species is Cinnamomum burmannii, also known as Korintje Cinnamon, which generates income for most smallholder farmers in Kerinci district, Jambi, Indonesia. Most cinnamon consumed in the world originates from this Korintje Cinnamon products. It is recognized for its unparalleled quality that comes with its sharp and sweet flavor, with a slightly bitter edge. However, internatio...
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free text keywords: Agriculture and Food Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, International market, Sustainability, Agriculture, business.industry, business, Cinnamomum, biology.organism_classification, biology, Product certification, Agricultural science, Certification, Indonesian, language.human_language, language, Cinnamomum burmannii
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