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Cumin

  • One of the most popular and essential spices of India is Cumin. Cumin is a seed spice well known for its medicinal properties in India and many other Asian countries.

  • India is the largest producer and consumer of Cumin in the world. Indian output is currently estimated to be around 4,00,000 ton per year.

  • However, seasonal nature of the crop and fluctuations in global demand and supply also influences the price in the country. In India, Cumin is sown in October-November and harvested in February. Fresh crop generally reaches the market during March.

  • Unjha in Gujarat is the main trading centre for Cumin Seed in the country. Our exports of cumin mainly to the US, China, UK, Japan, Brazil, Singapore and many other countries.

All About Me

 

  • Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) (also known as Jeera/Zeera) is a small herb, which produces aromatic dried fruit.

  • It is used widely for cooking and seasoning. Cumin’s unique flavour complexity has made it an integral spice in the cuisines of Mexico, India and the Middle East.

  • It is also used in perfumery and flavouring liquors, as well as in medicinal products - it is considered as one of the most valuable medicinal herbs in the world.

  • A native of the land of Mediterranean, Cumin is now grown mainly in India, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, China and parts of America.

  • A speed spice, cumin is grown mainly in hot climatic conditions.

  • The plant belongs to Apiaceae family. 

  • Cumin seeds come in three colours: amber, white and black. Amber is the most widely available variety, but the black cumin has the most intense flavour.

Product Specifications

  • Product Name : Cumin Seeds

  • Botanical Name :Cuminum cyminum

  • HS Code(s) : 09093129

  • Origin : India

  • Type : Machine Cleaned / Sortex Cleaned / Extra Bold

  • Purity : 99.85% / 99% / 98% (Singapore/ Europe)

  • Type : Machine Cleaned / Sortex Cleaned / Extra Bold

  • Extraneous Foreign Matter (% by Weight) : 0.50% Max

  • Moisture : 10% Max

  • Salmonella : Absent / 25 Gms

  • Total Ash : 9.5% Max

  • Acid Insoluble Ash : 1.75% Max

  • Whole Insects Dead (By Count) : 4 Max

  • Excreta Mammalian (By mg./lb) : 3 mg/lb Max

  • Excreta other (By mg./lb) : 5 mg/lb Max

  • Mold (% by wgt.) : 1% Max

  • Insect defiled/ infested (% by wgt.) : 1% Max

  • Flavor : Aromatic with a penetrating flavor

Nutritive Value

  • In a 100-g reference amount, cumin seeds provide high amounts of the Daily Value for fat (especially monounsaturated fat), protein, and dietary fiber (table). B vitamins, vitamin E, and several dietary minerals, especially iron, magnesium, and manganese, are present in substantial Daily Value amounts (table). Cumin seeds contain petroselinic acid.

  • Cumin Seeds are rich in anti-inflammatory antioxidants, and is also known to be antibacterial and antiseptic.

  • Cumin water helps to cure acidity and bloataning

  • Cumin Seeds is an excellent source of iron and dietary fiber which helps to boost your immune system

  • Cumin Seeds water can also help to treat diabetes by reducing sugar levels when taken empty stomach

  • Cumin Seeds can help to boost energy as it is natural energy booster