Nutmeg Cumin Seeds (Myristica fragrans)


Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

Nutmeg is a bushy, evergreen and aromatic tree with oblong leaves and pale yellow flowers, followed by round fleshy fruits, containing a brown seed. The parts that are used are the dried and de-husked seeds, arils, and oil are used.

High quality or sound whole nutmegs are traded in grades which refer to their size in numbers of nutmegs per pound: 80s, 110s and 130s (110 to 287 nuts per kg), or ‘ABCD’ which is an assortment of various sizes. Nutmeg fruits are available throughout the year but the peak period of harvest is from June to August.

In India nutmeg is cultivated mainly in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It is used to flavor many kinds of baked goods, confections, puddings, meats, sausages, sauces, vegetables, and such beverages as eggnog. The spices in their ground form are mainly used in the food processing industry, principally in the seasoning of meat products; they are also used in soups, sauces, baked goods and spice mixes.

Being a key Exporter and Supplier of India Origin Nutmeg, We are carefully conducting Quality Tests to evaluate the Quality of Nutmeg. We take pride in offering the Premium Quality Whole Nutmegs from India to International Market. We are Export and Supply ASTA Quality Whole Nutmeg from India. We make sure that Color, Flavor, Taste, Aroma, Shape, & Size adheres to the Nutmeg variety you Buy from us. Today, India is a Second Large Nutmeg Producer.

Annual Production of Nutmeg is 16,000 Metric Tons in India, with Kerala accounting for more than 90%. The Nutmeg Growing States in India are Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. In India Nutmeg is mainly cultivated in the Thrissur, Ernakulam and Kottayam districts of Kerala. The climatic conditions of Kerala suit nutmeg. Nutmeg is also cultivated in Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli districts of Tamil Nadu.

Nutmeg is also used in the perfumery and pharmaceutical industries.

Varieties 1. - AB Quality
2. - ABCD Quality
3. - Pooja Quality
Count 1. - 200-215 Pics Per Kg.
2. - 250-260 Pics. Per Kg.
3. - 300-350 Pics. Per Kg.
Moisture 1. - 10-12% Max.
2. - 10-15% Max.
3. - 10-15% Max.
Aflatoxin 1. - 10-12% PPB
2. - 10-15% PPB
3. - 10-15% PPB
Broken 2-3 % Max.
Packing Details 25.00 Kg. Jute Bags
50.00 Kg. Jute Bags
Container Capacity 14.00 MT (20' Dry Container)
27.00 MT (40' Dry Container)