lemongrassoilcochin

April 2018




No relief here, demand far exceeds availability of oil.  Additionally, our weekly testing of oil has found very few lots that match quality specifications.


lemongrassoilcochin

March 2018




There continues to be high demand for Lemongrass, specifically as a Citral source. Reports indicate that prices at the farm level increase daily, as low availability has allowed for a “bidding war” to ensue.


lemongrassoilcochin

February 2018




Strong demand has kept prices firm.  Limited availability has led to poor quality material entering the market place and being offered a current premium pricing.


lemongrassoilcochin

January 2018




With the shortage of Synthetic Citral, the internal demand in India for vitamins has caused manufacturers to switch to Lemongrass for Citral. This has caused prices to escalate and has limited availability.

It is now the wrong season in Guatemala and availability there has been limited for years as prices are too high compared to Indian.