Carum carvi

Caraway Seeds

Botanical Name ( Carum Carvi )
Available Form:
  • Caraway seeds Grade A Quality
  • Caraway seeds Grade B Quality
Season: Available all the Year
Packing:  In bags 25 KGS Net Weight.
Annual production capacity : 650 Ton
Storage conditions: Store in a cool dry place at temperature above 20 ° C and relative humidity 75%.

benefits of caraway seeds

benefits of caraway seeds
Health benefits of caraway seeds In addition to its use as medicinal values, caraway indeed has many health benefiting nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants. Caraway seeds are rich source of dietary fiber. 100 g seeds provide 38 g of fiber. They increase bulk of the food and helps prevent constipation by speeding up movement of food through the gut. In fact, gastro-intestinal transit time of food is greatly decreased. Fiber also binds to toxins in the food and helps protect the colon mucus membrane from cancers. In addition, dietary fibers bind to bile salts (produced from cholesterol) and decrease their re-absorption in colon, thus help lower serum LDL cholesterol levels. Caraway has many health benefiting essential oils. Principle volatile compounds are carvone, limonene, carveol, pinen, cumuninic aldehyde, furfurol,and thujone. These active principles in the caraway seeds are known to have antioxidant, digestive, carminative, and anti-flatulent properties. Caraway has many many health benefiting flavonoid anti-oxidnats such as lutein, carotene, crypto-xanthin and zeaxanthin. These compounds are indeed function as powerful anti-oxidants by removing harmful free radicals from the body thus protect from cancers, infection, aging and degenerative neurological diseases. Caraway spice is an excellent source of minerals like iron, copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium, zinc and magnesium. Copper is required in the production of red blood cells. Iron is required for red blood cell formation. zinc is a co-factor in many enzymes that regulate growth and development, sperm generation, digestion and nucleic acid synthesis. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the powerful anti-oxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. The seeds indeed are storehouse for many vital vitamins. Vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C as well as many B-complex vitamins like thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin, and niacin particularly are concentrated in the caraway seeds.


Physical / Microbiological analysis

Physical characteristic




 grassy and herbaceous


 characteristic flavour


 dried tips of  caraway seeds

 particle size



Microbiological analysis


Not detected in 25g

escherichia coli


Yeast/mould (cfu into 1g no more than)

0,10 x 103

Chemical analysis

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 allergens material

It does‘t contain

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Meet eu regulations

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Volatile oil ml/100 g


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