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Cumin originally cultivated in Mediterranean region. Cumin has
distinctive flavor and strong, warm aroma is due to its essential oil
content. It is traditionally used in cooking on meat meals, added to
chili, tacos, curries, and other Middle-Eastern, Indian, Cuban and
Mexican-style foods.


GENERAL INFORMATION:

Production Area:

In Turkey, the main cultivation region of cumin is Middle Anatolia.
The highest quantity of cultivation cities are Eskisehir, Konya, Ankara
and Nigde.

Total Crop Size:

Average crop size of Turkey in cumin is 15.000 tones/year.

Production Period:

The harvest time of Cumin is usually at end of June and beginning of July.

Process Types:

1,0 % Impurity, Ground High Quality, Ground Regular.

PACKAGING:
In multiwall paper bags of 25 kgs Net with polyiner which adequately protect the content.
Quantity in 1 x 40’’ FCL: 25.000 kgs Net (1000 multiwall paper bags)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS CUMIN - 1,0 % IMPURITY CUMIN-GROUND
HIGH QUALITY
CUMIN-GROUND REGULAR
Foreign Materıal (Not Associated with Agricultural Nature) 0,00 % max 0,00 % max 0,00 % max
Color Yellowish Brown Brown Yellowish Brown
Aroma strongly distinctive aromatic strongly distinctive aromatic strongly distinctive aromatic
Taste warm aromatic warm aromatic aromatic
Particle size - #30 > 100,00 % #30 > 100,00 %
Bulk density 200-220 cc / 100 g 180 - 210 cc / 100 g 180 - 210 cc / 100 g
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS      
Volatile Oil 1,80 % min 2,00 % max about 1%
Moisture 10,00 % max 10,00 % max 10,00 % max
Ash 10,00 % max 10,00 % max 10,00 % max
A.I.A. 1,00 % max 1,00 % max 1,00 % max
MACRO SANITARY      
Stems 0,40 % max 0,00 % max 0,00 % max
Heavy Filth 0,60 % max 1,00 % max 1,00 % max
Foreign Seed, Plant Material 1,00 % max 0,00 % max 0,00 % max