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TURMERIC

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Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is native to Asia & India. Regency Exports Turmeric from India, having fine reputation for procuring and supplying only the most flavorsome, aromatic, spicy and pungent Spices from India...

Turmeric is a common spice and a major ingredient in curry powder. Its primary active ingredients, curcuminoids, are yellow.

India produced about : -
5,60,000mt in 2012 crop, out of which 88500mt was exported
3,90,000mt in 2013 crop, out of which 77500mt was exported
3,00,000mt in 2014 crop, out of which 80000mt was exported
2,40,000mt in 2015 crop, out of which 68600mt was exported
2,60,000mt in 2016 crop, out of which 85500mt was exported

NAMES OF TURMERIC IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES: -

Spainish

Curcuma

Germany

Kurkuma Gelbwurzel

Swedish Gurkmeja
Arabic Kurkum
Dutch Geelwortel
Italian Curcuma Portuguese
Portuguese Acafrao-da-India
Russian Zholty Imbir
Japanese Ukon
Chinese Yu Chin



Specification of Turmeric Powder
Curcumin content -- as per description
Grade – as per description
Moisture – Max 10%
Total Ash – max 9%
Acid Insoluble ash – max 1.5%
Starch – Max 60%
Chromate test – Negative
Lead (ppm) – max 2.5% *
Yeast Count - < 10 cfu/gm *
Mould Count - < 10 cfu/gm *
E-coli – Absent *
Volatile Oil – Max 2.5% *
Salmonella abs in 25g – max 106/g absolute *
*= applicable to the extent explicitly contracted

Specification of Turmeric Finger / Bulbs
Flexibility – Hard
Curcumin Content – Min 1.5% *
Broken Pieces (fingers < 15mm) Max 5%
Extraneous Matter – Max 1% by weight
Insect damage matter – Max 1% by weight
Defectives Rhizomes - max 5% by weight
Moisture – max 12%
Total Ash – max 9%
Lead (ppm) – max 2.5 ppm *
Chromate test – Negative
Acid Insoluble Ash – max 1.5%
In case of Finger – max 4% bulbs by weight
Starch content – max 60%
Salmonella – Absent in 25gm *
E-coli - < 10cfu /g *

Item Grade Curcumin content Quantity(20’) Colour

Turmeric Finger

 

OR

 

Turmeric Bulb

 

OR

 

Turmeric Powder

 

 

 

Standard
Good

Selected

 

 

 

1.75 to 2.0%
2.00 to 2.50%

3.00 to 3.50%

 

 

 

 

18mt

 

 

 

 

Light Orange / Lemon Yellow / Dark Orange / Yellow

*Packing as per buyer requirement.

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