Species: Syzygium aromaticum
Origin: Sri Lanka
Crop: November- May
- 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.
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.
Consists of a mixture of full bud cloves, headless cloves and some stems.
Consists of stems of the clove bud flower. Popularly used for powdering and the extraction of clove oil.
As the name implies, this grade consists of cloves that are red (lal) in color. Popular grade in India and Middle East.
25 kg Food Grade Cartons & Bags