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What is Cumin?

Cumin, also known as Cuminum, cyminum, Kamoon, is a flowering herb belonging to the Apiaceae family. It’s  native in the Mediterranean, Africa and South Asia.

Its seeds (each one contained within a fruit, which is dried) are used in the cuisines of many different cultures, in both whole and ground form. It also has many uses as a traditional medicinal plant

Source of Cumin Seeds

Cumin is grown largely in Pakistan, India, Iran, and some south Asian countries

Sudan is one of the largest producer of Cumin

General Uses

Cumin is mainly used in its powdered form as a rich in flavor spice. Its distinct pleasing aroma gives any dish a mouth-watering appeal.

Who is Using

Many manufacturers of natural remedies, spices producers, and food establishments as well as ordinary folks use cumin on a daily bases in cooking

  • Natural healing and supplements manufacturers
  • Food spices processing companies
  • bakeries
  • Dairy products processing companies
  • Food establishments
  • Households

Specification Data Sheet

This Sudanese standard is formulated by the technical committee No.4 formed according to the administrative decree of the SSM0/1/A/Idated 18/8/01. It applies to Cumin Seeds. On formulating this standard the committee has referred to international publications and works of Sudanese researchers on the subject.

types we offer?

We offer our customers two types of Cumin mainly in raw form and upon customer request powder form

Raw Cumin seeds:

We offer this type in one grade called the cleaned grade which is the standard grade.

Powder form:

We offer this as a finely grounded powder made from high-quality Cumin seeds

Difference between Cumin

Raw Cumin seeds: We offer this type in one grade called the cleaned grade which is the standard grade.

Powder form: We offer this as a finely grounded powder made from high-quality Cumin seeds

  • Raw “Cumin”

    We offer this type in one grade called the cleaned grade which is the standard grade.

  • Power “Cumin”

    We offer this as a finely grounded powder made from high-quality Cumin seeds

Types & forms

We offer our customers two types of Cumin mainly in raw form and upon customer request powder form

Raw Cumin seeds: We offer this type in one grade called the cleaned grade which is the standard grade.

Powder form: We offer this as a finely grounded powder made from high-quality Cumin seeds

Cumin & healthy minerals

  • Cumin seeds are nutritionally rich, providing high amounts of monounsaturated fat, protein and dietary fiber.
  • Cumin contains high values of vitamins B, vitamin E, and several dietary minerals specially iron

Cumin Seeds exporting process

  • We pack our Cumin in 25kg or 50 kg poly propylene (PP) bags.
  • We load the 20 feet containers with up to 22 metric tons of Cumin.
  • The minimum order quantity (20ft FCL) takes a period of 10 to 15 days to be on board of the vessel, this period varies depending on the quantity ordered.
  • The port of loading is PORTSUDAN (SDPZU), with a possibility to re-export from other nearby ports in the middle east.
  • Lead time to reach the clients desired port depends on the shipping lines used and the destination to that port, usually varies between 2 to 8 weeks for farther destinations.
  • The H.S code for the Cumin seeds is 09109990 (*)
  • Payment terms and documents are provided along with the shipment, they are mentioned in the products main page **(please check)
  • Sudanese Henna is exempted from the US sanctions against Sudan, and can be exported directly from PORTSUDAN using a special OFAC license.

(*) Need to be confirmed at each country customs authorities.

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