Byadagi, a village located in Haveri district of Karanataka has the biggest market in entire Asia for Red chilli market. These chillies are most popular one specially for their rich red colour &low pungency. It is widely used in Chinese, Indian, Thai, Turkish, Italian, Mexican, Spanish, Japanese and American cuisines.Byadagi chillies are not only used as spices, but it is also used in beauty products. The oil called as Oleoresin is extracted from these chillies which is used in preparations of nail polish, lipsticks, food, textiles, pharma etc… Byadgi Chilli is also used in making of some important Ayurveda medicines.Due to this there is a huge demand of these chillies in national & international market. The production in last year was about 8,61,196 quintal , whereas the total production in this year is only 12 lakh quintal. Due to scarcity of rain this year there is shortfall production of the same leading which has lead to increase in the rates of Byadagi chillies. But the demand for the same is not effected due to increase in price.