Anise Seeds

Anise seed is native to the eastern Mediterranean region and has been used since ancient times.

Anise is very aromatic and sweet, distinguished by its licorice-like flavor. Used to flavor Turkish Raki, Arab Arak, Greek Ouzo, Italian Sambuca etc.

Production Area

In Turkey most of the Aniseed cultivation takes places in Aegean and Mediterranean regions. Izmir, Antalya, Burdur and Denizli cities have the highest production of anise.

Total Crop Size

Turkey has an average crop size of 20.000 tones/year.

Production Period

Usually aniseed is planted during April or May. After 4 months later (end of July) aniseeds are ready for the harvest.

Process Types

1,0 % Impurity and/or Ground


In multiwall paper bags of 25 kgs Net with polyinner which adequately protect the content.

Quantity in 1 x 40’’ FCL: 25.000 kgs Net (1000 multiwall paper bags) 

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