|Botanical Name||Foeniculum Vulgare Miller|
It is a biennial, aromatic, stout, glabrous, 1.5 to 1.8 mtr high. The ripe fruit (seed) is small, oblong, cylindrical, 6.8mm long, straight or slightly curved, greenish yellow, deeply furrowed, 5 ridged and having agreeable aroma. It is cultivated extensively in Northern India as a cold weather crop. It comes up well in fairly mild climate. The dry and cold weather favours high seed production. Prolonged cloudy weather at the time of flowering is conducive to diseases and pests.
In India consumption of Fennel seed increases in the month of March to June. These days are generally hot, and Fennel seeds contain cool and refreshing taste. Indians have a Royal choice of having Sarbat of Fennel seeds which helps to bear, unbearable hot climate. Well known as Sauff. Indian Fennel is used in food, medicines, liquors, perfumery, also exported in the form including seeds, powder & volatile oil.
Fennel is grown largely in Gujarat, Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh. Growing season is During August and December. India being the world largest producer of fennel seeds dominates in the world market with major export markets at USA, Singapore, UK, UAE, Sri lank, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia & Japan.
General Specifications of Fennel Seeds
|Purity||97% / 98% / 99%|
|Total ASH||10% max|
|Acid insuluble ASH||1.25% max|
(*The general specifications mentioned for the product are typical in nature. It can actually differ or can be procured as per customer requirement.)
Nutritional Value Per 100 G (3.5 OZ)
|Energy||130 kJ (31 kcal)|
|Thiamine (B1)||0.01 mg (1%)|
|Riboflavin (B2)||0.032 mg (3%)|
|Niacin (B3)||0.64 mg (4%)|
|Vitamin C||12 mg (14%)|
|Calcium||49 mg (5%)|
|Iron||0.73 mg (6%)|
|Magnesium||17 mg (5%)|
|Zinc||0.20 mg (2%)|
General Characteristics 7.29 g
Fennel seeds shall:
- Be the dried ripe fruits of the plant botanically known as Feoniculum vulgare MILL;
- Be free from visible mould, live insects, any harmful foreign matter and musty odour;
- Generally conform to the characteristic size, shape, colour, taste and aroma of the variety / type.
February to April
April to June
|Type of Container||Quantity|
|20 Feet||12 -13 MT|
|40 Feet||26 MT|
(*Custom packaging can be provided on customer request or in special conditions.)
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