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  • Product Type: Single Herbs & Spices
  • Style: Dried
  • Drying Process: AD
  • Processing Type: Raw
  • Certification: ISO
  • Shape: Powder
  • Color: Natural Brown
  • Place of Origin: South Africa
  • Weight (kg): 25
  • Shelf Life: 24 Months
  • Brand Name: Nutmeg
  • Model Number: Nutmeg

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Packaging Details 25/50 Kg Jute Bags Or As Per Buyer Requirement
Delivery Time 10 Days

Nutmeg

Nutmeg or Myristica fragrance is an evergreen tree indigenous to Indonesia. The fruit of the tree is the source of two different spices – nutmeg and mace. The nutmeg seed is encased in a mottled yellow, edible fruit, the approximate size and shape of a small peach. The fruit splits in half to reveal a net-like, bright red covering over the seed. Nutmeg is slightly sweeter while mace has a more delicate flavour. Mace is often preferred in light dishes for the bright orange, saffron-like hue it imparts, while nutmeg is used when a stronger flavour is required, such as cheese sauces.

 Nutmeg is generally grated, often in a cheese grater, before adding to dishes.

 

 

 

Culinary Uses

  •  In soups it works with tomatoes, slit peas and black beans. It complements vegetables like cabbage, spinach, broccoli, beans onions and eggplant.
    In European cuisine, nutmeg and mace are used especially in potato dishes, soups, sauces, and baked goods.
    In Dutch cuisine nutmeg is quite popular as an addition to vegetables like Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and string beans.
  • The essential oil from nutmeg is used as natural food flavouring in baked goods, syrups, beverages and sweets. It replaces ground nutmeg as it leaves no particles in the food.

Health benefits:-

  • Nutmeg is used as a major ingredient in some cough syrups.
  • In traditional medicine nutmeg and nutmeg oil were used for illnesses related to the nervous and digestive systems.
  • Other health benefits of nutmeg come from potassium (for heart rate and blood pressure control), zinc, and iron (for red blood cell production and as a co-factor for cytochrome oxidases enzymes) as well as B-vitamins, vitamins A and C, folate, riboflavin, niacin, and the flavonoid antioxidants beta-carotene and cryptoxanthin, which are essential for optimum health.

 

Specification:

Style

Dried

Drying Process

AD

Processing Type

Raw

Certification

Spices Board

Shape

Round

Colour

Brown/White

Origin

India

Weight (kg)

25

Shelf Life

24 Months

  

Model Number

Nutmegs-111

Minimum Order Quantity

12 Metric tones

Packaging Details

25/50 Kg Jute Bags Or As Per Buyer Requirement

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