Natural Best Quality Fresh Green Cardamom 100% Premium Quality
Cardamom of commerce is the dried ripe fruit (capsules of cardamom plant) often referred as the “Queen of Spices” because of its very pleasant aroma and taste. Cardamom is a perennial, herbaceous, rhizomatous plant. BOTANICAL NAME: ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUMFAMILY NAME: ZINGIBERACEAE Cardamom is native to India and Sri Lanka where it occurs in the wild. It has been introduced all over all over tropical Asia where it is cultivated. The plant grows in a thick clump of up to 20 leafy shoots. It can reach a height of between 2 to almost 6 m. Fruits – pale green to yellow and elongated oval-shape. Each fruit has 3 chambers filled with small aromatic seeds, each about 3 mm long. The fruits and seeds dry to a straw-brown colour and are widely used as flavouring. Indian cardamom is offered to the international markets in different grades: ‘Alleppey Green Extra Bold’ (AGEB), ‘Alleppey Green Bold’ (AGB) and ‘Alleppey Green Superior’ (AGS) are names that register instant appeal worldwide. Cardamom oil is a precious ingredient in food preparations, perfumery, health foods medicines and beverages. India, a traditional exporter of cardamom to the Middle East countries where it goes mostly into the preparation of ‘Gahwa’ – a strong cardamom – coffee concoction without which no day is complete or no hospitality hearty for an Arab. Indian cardamom enjoys a premium preference in the Middle East, Japanese and Russians who relish it for its distinct enriching properties. Specification of Green Cardamom: Parameters Value Product Name Green Cardamom Origin India Variety 6mm, 7mm, 8mm or AGEB/AGB/AGS/Split Pods Size 6 to 7 mm, 7 to 8 mm, 8 to 9 mm Appearance Fresh Green Moisture 10.0 % Max.
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