Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
Cumin seeds or Buniumpersicum or Jeera widely known for its medicinal properties and conventionally consumed as an additive in main course items was used in Roman times and are still considered to be one of the classic ingredients in Tuscan cuisines. Cumin seeds evolved from Mediterranean and soon was embraced by India and other Asian countries. Cumin is grown in India, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, China and parts of America. The current yield of cumin seeds in world is around 300,000 tons per year and in India is approximately 200,000 tons per year with Gujarat and Rajasthan being the leading producers. Cumin seeds are added to majority of dishes as it imparts subtle natural sweetness to the cuisines. We advise customers to buy whole cumin seeds instead of cumin powder as with time the powder loses its flavor and properties. The cumin seeds are packaged in a way to conserve its freshness for longer period.
India is the largest producer and consumer of cumin in the world. Keshavam International procures best quality cumin seeds from Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Punjab. The consignment is machine cleaned and dried to maintain the moisture at 10%. The processing is done under controlled conditions to maintain quality and aromatic flavor. The prices of cumin fluctuates as per the domestic demand as India is the largest consumer of cumin. Our objective is to deliver high quality cumin seeds at most favorable prices. Keshavam International exports cumin seeds to markets of US, UK, Japan, Brazil, Singapore and many other countries.