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General Information

  • Arecanut or betel nut or supari (Areca catechu) is an important member of the family Araceae.
  • Supari is a palm tree grown extensively in India, mainly for the production of betel nut and for the purpose of the wood for specific building purposes.
  • Areca nut is known as supari in several parts of north India.
  • The habit of ‘Pan-Supari’ chewing finds a unique place among millions of people. Chewing of ‘Pan-Supari’ also beautifies the mouth.
  • Offering supari to guests, especially after meals, is a prevalent and well-accepted social custom.

Preparation Process

  • Many varieties of scented suparis are now prepared by blending the dried, broken bits of arecanut with flavoured mixtures and packed.
  • Some commercial supari preparations are made by cutting dried areca nuts into bits and roasting them in fat to which flavouring, sweetening agents and condiments are added.
  • Pan masala is a mixture of supari (areca nut or betal nut), slaked lime, betel leaf, flavorings
    and spices. It is also commonly called a betel quid.
  • It is available practically everywhere and is sold in ready-to-chew pouches called "Pan Masala" or supari, as a mixture of many flavors whose primary base is areca nut crushed into small pieces.


  • In India, the largest consumer of areca nut and Pakistan the preparation of nut with or without betel leaf is commonly referred to as paan.
  • Supari is marketed in attractive aluminium foil packs, in tins and in simple paper packets.
  • The Shimoga District in Karnataka is presently the largest producer of betelnut in India.
  • Suparitree (Areca catechu L.) is commercially the most important palm grown in India, Burma and Bangladesh.
  • In the domestic market of India, one can find different forms of pan masala and scented supari and their popularity is increasing now-a-days.

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