Ceylon Cloves

Species: Syzygium aromaticum
Origin: Sri Lanka
Crop: November- May
Moisture: 12%

  • High Eugenol Content
  • Very well- cleaned
  • No Impurities

Clove of commerce is the dried, fully grown but still unopened flower buds of the evergreen tree Syzygium aromaticum of the family Myrtaceae. Cloves are one of the highly prized spices, widely recognized all over the world for their medicinal and culinary qualities. At their early stages of development, flower buds are pale in color which gradually turn into green, and, finally, develop into bright-red clove buds at the time of harvesting. Cloves are known for its antiseptic and soothing properties as well as for its unique flavor, and it is safe to say the taste of cloves is like no other taste in the world.

Grades

Each individual clove bud is picked up by hand when they reach 1.5 -2 cm in length, which is then sundried and then graded according to size, color, and appearance with the presence of clove stems and headless cloves.

Cloves Hand Picked Selected

The most superior grade of cloves, consisting only of full bud cloves. They are hand-picked and selected for size and perfection.

Cloves Grade 1

Consists of full bud cloves with a small percentage of headless cloves.

Cloves FAQ

Consists of a mixture of full bud cloves, headless cloves and some stems.

Clove Stems

Consists of stems of the clove bud flower. Popularly used for powdering and the extraction of clove oil.

Lalberry

As the name implies, this grade consists of cloves that are red (lal) in color. Popular grade in India and Middle East.

Availability

25 kg Food Grade Cartons & Bags

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