Fennel is the dried ripe fruit of a perennial aromatic herbaceous plant, which grows in mild climates. Approximately 1/4 to 1/2 inches, long and have a green food colour. They are Oblong, elliptical, straight & slightly curved with prominent ridges. It smells like amise and taste similar. It has a slight note of camphor.It has long been used in India & China for its medicinal value, yet it is believed and proved to be a multi purpose usage spice.
In India consumption of Fennel seed increases in the month of March to June. These days are generally hot, and Fennel seeds contains cool and refreshner 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.
Specification for Fennel Seeds (HS CODE: 09095011)
|Purity:||97% / 98% / 99%|
|Total ASH||10% max|
|Acid insuluble ASH:||1.25% max|