Spice Trade — caraway seeds

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Market Update: Caraway, Quinoa, Chillies

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Chilli prices have started stabilizing after reaching a new peak all around the world: Kashmiri Chilli, our set of Peruvian Chillies (Panca, Mirasol) as well as Yidu Chilli have all gone up dramatically since the start of the year. Chilli crop usually comes at end of Winter / start of Spring. As we get deeper into summer, stocks are low and prices are near their highest. Caraway Seed prices are now at their lowest point in the last 2-3 years. This crop grows fast and is prone to overstocking. We expect a big rise next year. Quinoa prices are slowly starting to drop again. White Quinoa suddenly...

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Caraway Seeds

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Caraway Seeds

Market for Caraway Seeds weakens as last season's crop turns out much bigger than expectedFarmers still have ample stocks from previous year due to dryer climate in general....... and pricing is coming down.

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What is the difference between cumin, caraway, black cumin and nigella?

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We get this question a lot: What is the difference between cumin seeds and caraway seeds? They look almost the same! … and then they notice our “black cumin” which further adds to the confusion. Here’s a look at all of them side by side so you can visualise the similarities and difference, and then we’ll delve deeper: Cumin seeds are a first cousin of carrot and parsley, and a visual twin of the caraway seed. They are also often confused with black cumin, but let us first have a closer look at the mighty cumin seed. Originally cultivated in the Mediterranean and...

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Nutrition and buying tips: Caraway Seed

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Nutrition and buying tips: Caraway Seed

All values below are per 1 tsp (2.1g) of Caraway Seeds. ProximatesWater 0.21gEnergy 7kcalProtein 0.42gTotal lipid (fat) 0.31gCarbohydrate, by difference 1.05gFiber, total dietary 0.8gSugars, total 0.01g MineralsCalcium, Ca 14mgIron, Fe 0.34mgMagnesium, Mg 5mgPhosphorus, P 12mgPotassium, K 28mgSodium, Na 0mgZinc, Zn 0.12mg VitaminsVitamin C, total ascorbic acid 0.4mgThiamin 0.008mgRiboflavin 0.008mgNiacin 0.076mgVitamin B-6 0.008mgFolate, DFE 0µgVitamin B-12 0.00µgVitamin A, RAE 0µgVitamin A, IU 8IUVitamin E (alpha-tocopherol), 0.05mgVitamin D (D2 + D3) 0.0µgVitamin D 0IUVitamin K 0µg LipidsFatty acids, total saturated 0.013gFatty acids, total monounsaturated 0.150gFatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.069gCholesterol 0mg Tips on buying quality Caraway Seeds Look for a dark colour, and the...

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Caraway Seeds

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Frenetic demand recorded in Caraway seeds market in last two weeks from Far East, South Asia and Middle East.  

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