Coorgi Specialties For The Shopaholic In You

Coorg, The Scotland Of India, is dotted with plantations and private estates that host acres of flora. There is a booming market where these locally grown condiments and consumables are sold. Known for its coffee plantations, Coorg is also famous for its home-made chocolates and candies. We bring you 4 things you should definitely consider buying at Coorg.

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Spices

Coorg is known for the abundant spices it specializes in growing. Spices include black pepper, green cardamom, clove, cinnamon, and saffron - just to name a few. These spices play a very important role in Indian cooking. Spices are used in different forms: whole, chopped, ground, roasted, sautéed, fried, and as the topping. They blend food to extract the nutrients and bind them in a palatable form. For this reason, Coorg draws in a number of tourists interested in buying whole spices.

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 Oranges

Coorg oranges are also called Mandarin oranges. Greenish-yellow in color, they have a tight skin and a sweet-sour taste and longer shelf-life compared to their cousins from Nagpur, who tend be usually sweeter.     The hilly terrain with well-drained soil and heavy rainfall in the region of cultivation are regarded as the reasons for the unique characteristics of this variety. A must-buy for anyone who wants to take something authentic back from The Scotland of India.

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Coffee

Coorg, with it’s, sprawling and lush coffee plantations, is one of the largest producers in the country. Coorg is home to two of the most sought-after strain of coffee beans – Coffee Arrabiata and Coffee Robusta. The specialty of Coorg coffee is the monsoon-fed coffee plantations are grown underneath the shade of massive Rose Wood, Wild Fig, and Jackfruit trees. The strong aroma emanating from a cup of Coorgi coffee will surely make a person consider buying some well-roasted beans for themselves. The history of these plantations is over 400 years.

 

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Chocolates

Who doesn’t loves chocolates? Especially when you have a variety of white, dark and milk chocolate infused with walnuts, almonds, and other dry fruits – surely to excite anyone. Homemade chocolates are sold in slabs. Fine, silky-smooth and melt-in-your-mouth slabs of chocolate slabs are infused with real, rich, crunchy almonds all blended to perfection with rich, silky smooth chocolate. Diabetes-friendly candies and chocolates also allow everyone to have a taste of the home-made chocolates.