When should we hit the road again?

When should we hit the road again?

I asked a senior manager last week whether people at his global manufacturing company were going on business trips again. They weren’t, he said, but they would eventually — “you can’t smell things if you don’t travel”. He’s right. Video calls engage two of our senses: sight and hearing. That’s not enough. It’s not that […]

Quality issues hit pepper prices in Kochi

Quality issues due to higher moisture content following the climate change has hit pepper prices in Kochi, which was down by ₹1 per kg on Tuesday. Prices of ungarbled varieties stood at ₹303 on an offtake of 27 tonnes. Kishore Shamji of Kishor Spices said that pepper...