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Cumin


Date August 12, 2013
Categories Spices

Cumin has been in use since ancient times. Seeds excavated at the Syrian site Tell ed-Der have been dated to the second millennium BC. They have also been reported from several New Kingdom levels of ancient Egyptian archaeological sites.


Botanical Name
Family
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Cuminum cyminum
Apiaceae
Fruit
Cumin is exported in its natural as well powdered form. It is also exported as essential oils
Harvesting Season
Marketing Season
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February to March
April to May
Labelling : As per buyer’s requirement

Uses
Cumin is used world wide in food, beverages, liquors, medicine, toiletries and perfumery. It is also used to correct broken, dilated, split capillaries. Cumin is is stimulent, carminative and astringent and useful in diarrhoea and dyspepsia.

Export
Exports are mostly to USA, Singapore, Japan, UK and North America.


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