Cloves are principally the fragrant flower buds of a tree belonging to the Myrtaceae family. Cloves are exported from India to around 149 countries worldwide. Due to the global need for spices, India’s clove exports have increased throughout the years. This is an excellent opportunity for the Indian clove exporter to build his business and export cloves internationally. The clove export from India entails the export of numerous clove varietals.


In 2019-2020, India’s clove exporter exported cloves valued approximately $91.62 million. In 2019-2020, the total volume of cloves exported was approximately 5498639 metric tonnes (MT). The countries that import cloves from India are Kuwait, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Panama, and the United Arab Emirates. The total value of clove exports from these top five countries was around 45.76 million US dollars.


Product Name Cloves
Origin Maluku Islands (or Moluccas) in Indonesia
Family Myrtaceae
Binomial name Syzygium aromaticum


Nutrients Calories 6 kcal Carbohydrates - 1.38 g Fiber 0.7 grams
Minerals Potassium, Manganese, Iron, Selenium, Mangnesium
Vitamins Vitamin K
Protein 0.13 g
Fats 0.27 g





  • Cloves are said to be effective against tooth decay. Several studies indicate that using toothpaste or mouthwash containing clove is helpful for the teeth.
  • Additionally, cloves may help minimise excessive perspiration. According to research, applying clove oil to the palms for around two weeks may minimise excessive palm sweating.
  • Moreover, clove oil is known to repel mosquitoes. It is reported that using clove oil or gel straight to the skin repels mosquitoes for up to five hours.
  • The application of a solution containing clove oil gel to the skin may also alleviate intense itching.

Geekfactory Foods is one of India’s biggest importers of Clove. Geekfactory Foods has vast experience in the food export market and is familiar with its intricacies. Our global connections and in-depth industry knowledge have proven valuable to a number of our prior clients. We will assist you throughout the clove export procedure, from locating buyers to conducting quality tests and ensuring that your products reach their destination smoothly. If you are interested in Clove export from India, contact Geekfactory immediately!