Turmeric (Whole)

Turmeric, basically a tropical plant of ginger family is the rhizome or underground stem, with a rough, segmented skin. The length of main rhizome is approximately 2.5 - 7 cm (1 - 3 inches) in length with a diameter of 2.5 cm (1 inch), with smaller tubers branching off. The color of rhizome is yellowish-brown with a dull orange interior and color of powder is bright yellow.

The whole turmeric is a tuberous rhizome, with a rough, segmented skin. The rhizome is yellowish-brown with a dull orange interior that looks bright yellow when powdered. Turmeric, with its brilliant yellow colour, has been used as a dye, medicine, as well as a flavouring ingredient since ancient times. Turmeric is one of the key ingredients in many curries for adding colour and flavour.

Specifications

Type: Finger/Bulbs - Polished or Unpolished
Flexibility: Hard
Broken pieces (fingers<15mm): < 5 %
Foreign matter: < 1 %
Defectives: < 3 %
Percentage of bulbs by weight: < 4 % Starch content, max, w/w: 60 % Curcumin content: 4 - 5 %
Moisture: 10%
Total ash: 7%
Lead as PPB: 2.5
Chromate test: Negative
Acid insoluble ash: 2.5%

 

Packing:

QTY-20’ FCL PACKING MATERIAL
18 MT 10 / 15 / 25 / 50 Kgs Jute / Polypropylene bags