Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH)

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    • The Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH) has finalised and recommended quality standards for nutmeg, saffron, chilli-peppers, and paprika during its sixth session.

    About CCSCH

    • It was formed in 2013 with support of more than a hundred countries with India as the host country and Spices Board as the Secretariat for organising the sessions of the committee. 
    • Objectives : to develop and expand worldwide standards for spices and culinary herbs
      • To consult with other international organisations in the standards development process
    • Achievements : Since its inception, the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs has been successful in developing harmonised global Codex standards for spices and herbs.

    Source:TH