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Turmeric

Turmeric

Turmeric "the golden spice of life" is one of most essential spice used as an important ingredient in culinary all over the world. The whole turmeric is a tuberous rhizome, with a rough, segmented skin. The rhizome is yellowish-brown with a dull orange interior that looks bright yellow when powdered. Our high quality turmeric acts as a mild digestive, being aromatic, a stimulant and a carminative. An ointment base on the spice is used as an antiseptic, its water is used as a cosmetic applied to impart a golden glow to the complexion. We are specialized in turmeric of assorted varieties of curcumin value.

Turmeric, The primary rhizomes, round in shape are called 'bulbs', while the thin, long secondary rhizomes are 'fingers'. It has a characterized fragrance, peppery aroma & it’s slightly bitter in taste with a musky flavor.

It is a native of India. Apart from India, it is cultivated in Pakistan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Japan, Korea, China, Sri Lanka, Nepal, East & West Africa, South Pacific Islands, Malagasy, Caribbean Islands and Central America. In India, it is cultivated in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.

Turmeric is a tropical crop cultivated from sea level to 1200 meter MSL. It grows in light black, black clayey loams and red soils in irrigated and rainfed conditions. The crop cannot stand water logging or alkalinity

Specifications (HS CODE: 09103020)

Type : Finger/Bulbs - Polished or Unpolished
Flexibility : Hard
Brocken Pieces (fingers < 15mm) : < 5 %
Foreign Matter : < 1 %
Defectives : < 3 %
Percentage of bulbs by weight : < 4 % Starch content, max, w/w: 60 % Curcumin content: 4 - 5 %
Moisture : 10%
Total ASH : 7%
Lead as PPB : 2.5
Chromate Test   Negative
 Acid insoluble ASH    2.5%
 

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Turmeric Bulbs  Turmeric Fingers