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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

CPC Ver.2 code 016

Structure   Notes

  • Section: 0 - Agriculture, forestry and fishery products
  • Division: 01 - Products of agriculture, horticulture and market gardening
  • Group: 016 - Stimulant, spice and aromatic crops


This Group is divided into the following Classes:

  • 0161 - Coffee, green
  • 0162 - Tea leaves
  • 0163 - Maté leaves
  • 0164 - Cocoa beans
  • 0165 - Spice and aromatic crops, raw
  • 0169 - Stimulant, spice and aromatic crops, n.e.c.

Explanatory note

This group includes stimulants, spices and aromatic crops, as explained below.
Stimulants are permanent trees or shrubs whose fruits or leaves are characterized by their alkaloid content, such as caffeine, theobromine and theine.
Spices are plants which in one or the other of their components (rhizome, bark, fruits, berries, seeds, etc.), contain strongly flavoured and aromatic substances. For that reason they are used mainly as condiments, but have also applications for cosmetic and medicinal preparations. Most of these plants are perennial.
Aromatic crops are leaves and seeds of numerous plants with less strong flavoured substances than spices but largely used in the kitchen. Most of these plants are spontaneous (not cultivated).

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