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Name Fennel Seeds
Botanical Name Foeniculum Vulgare Miller
Family Apiaceae
Parts used Fruit
Other Name Saunf

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
Type Kanpuri/Singapore/Europe
Purity 97% / 98% / 99%
Total ASH 10% max
Acid insuluble ASH 1.25% max
Flavour Aromatic sweet
Moisture 10-11% max
Salmonella Absent/25 gms

(*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)
Carbohydrates  7.29 g
Fat  0.20 g
Protein  1.24 g
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.
Harvesting Season

February to April

Marketing Season

April to June

Packaging Details
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.)

We deal in the supply of the superior quality Fennel. 

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