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Name Tamarind
Botanical Name Tamarindus Indica L
Family Name Cesalpiniaceae
Commercial Part Pods
Other Name Imli

India is the only producer of tamarind on a commercial scale. A large part of India’s production of tamarind is exported to West Asia, Europe and America, where it is used for food specialties like Worcestershire sauce. It is used as the equivalent to lemon juice in Indian cuisine, but is also used extensively in Asian cooking. It is often used to make juices, soups, chutneys and bean dishes.

The tamarind, a slow-growing, long-lived, massive tree reaches, under favourable conditions, a height of 80 or even 100 ft (24-30 m), and may attain a spread of 40 ft (12 m) and a trunk circumference of 25 ft (7.5 m). It is highly wind-resistant. Tamarind is actually the fruit pod produced by tall, semi-evergreen tree grown primarily in India. The beans and pulp within the pod are virtually no smell, but is has an extremely sour taste.

General Specifications of Tamarind
Grade designations and definition of quality of Dried Tamarind

Grade designation Seed content percentage by weight (max) Fibres percentage by weight (max.) Rind percent by wt. (max.) Insect damaged percent by wt. (max.) Moisture percentage by weight (max.)
Special 35.0 6.0 3.0 2.0 15.0

(*The general specifications mentioned for the product are typical in nature. It can actually differ or can be procured as per customer requirement.)

Nutrition Facts (Amount Per 100 grams)
Calories 239
  % Daily Value*
Sodium 28 mg 1%
Potassium 628 mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 62 g 20%
Protein 2.8 g 5%
Vitamin C 5%
Vitamin B-6 5%
Iron 15%
Magnesium 23%
General Characteristics

The dried Tamarind shall be

  • Obtained after removing the rind from the mature, ripe and dried fruit of Tamarindus indica
  • Free from live insects, visible mould fungus, rodent excreta, artificial colouring and polishing, obnoxious odour, deleterious substances and other impurities except to the extent provided under special characteristics.
  • Tamarind drink can lower body temperature. Helps fight heat stroke / sunstroke.
  • Tamarind helps in reducing the cholesterol levels in the body, thereby promoting a healthy heart.
  • The juice extracted from Tamarind is effective in curing and treating bile disorder.
  • The pulp of the ripe Tamarind is very useful in treating the digestive problems and constipation problems.
  • Tamarind is rich in vitamin C and therefore its pulp proves out to be valuable in preventing and curing scurvy conditions.
  • Tamarind pulp, leaves and flowers when applied on swollen and painful joints, in many combinations, promises instant relief.
Packing Detail

The various packing which can be supplied in bulk packing are as follows.

  • 20 Kg Tamarind Slab x 1 Pcs = 20 KG in Master Carton
  • 5 Kg Tamarind Slab x 4 Pcs = 20 KG in Master Carton
  • 25 Kg Tamarind loose packed in PP Bags
  • Quantity Stuffed in FCL 20 FCL 18 to 22 M.Tons for Tamarind in bulk packing depending on the packing

    (*Custom packaging can be provided on customer request or in special conditions.)

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