Prices still firming, demand greater than current supply.
Reports indicate that prices have jumped; availability lessens every month due to the damage caused by the Tsunami and El Nino.
Prices at source have gradually come down. After a good crop quantities are available at source.
Currently there are broad differences in pricing and quality in the Patchouli market, with a 175% difference in pricing between the highest and lowest offers. Prices depend on a combination of Patchouli Alcohol levels, acid values, and the island of origin. To gauge this market properly one must know the quality needed versus the quality... Read more »