Spices                                                                                       Production, Process, Technology, Uses, Management, Patent, Consultants, Company Profiles, Reports, Market                                           Primary Information Services                                                   Home. Ordering Information. Contact

Information @ a Glance

General

  • A spice is a dried seed, fruit, root, bark or vegetative substance used in nutritionally insignificant quantities as a food additive for the purpose of flavoring, and sometimes as a preservative by killing or preventing the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • Essential oil plants and culinary herbs include a broad range of plant species.
  • Ginger is one of the oldest tropical spices.
  • Herbal substances are defined by indicating the herb species.

Process

  • Spices, however, are dried and often ground or grated into a powder.
  • Essential oils can be isolated by several means, including solvent extraction and pressing.
  • The fruits are opened by hand and the scarlet aril (mace) surrounding the nut is removed.
  • Herbs, such as basil or oregano, may be used fresh, and are commonly chopped into smaller pieces.

Technology & Uses

  • Eugenol can be isolated relatively easily from cloves using the technique of steam distillation.
  • SCFE is a highly versatile technology with a varied range of applications : Extraction of Natural Products such as Oil and Oleoresins, Flavours, Fragrances, Colour, Preservatives, Pesticides and Herbal Medicines, De-cholesterolisation of Food, De-Caffeination of Tea/Coffee,De-Nicotisation and Removal of Tar from Tobacco, Cleaning of Precision and Electronic Equipment, Production of Uniform and Ultrafine Particles, Chemical Synthesis,Polymer Processing.
  • Oleoresins are the preferred spice extract used for flavouring purposes.
  • Many fresh herbs in the UK are cultivated for industrial uses as ingredients in food preparations (vinegar, mustards etc.).
  • AJI-NO-MOTO (MSG) may be the most widely used flavor enhancing ingredient after salt and pepper.

Market

  • India produces a wide range of spices.
  • Production in India is around 3.2 million tonnes of different spices valued at approximately 4 billion US $,
    and holds a prominent position in world spice production.
  • Over the last 50 years, the demand for essential oil products from plants has gradually increased.
  • The citrus industry makes a substantial contribution to the Australian economy.
  • The EU is the second largest world market for spices and herbs.
  • The industrial sector consumed 55 per cent of the total usage of spices and herbs.
  • The retail sector consumed 35 per cent of the total usage of spices and herbs.
  • The catering sector consumed 10 per cent of the total usage of spices and herbs.
  • Indonesia is the single largest supplier of spices to The Netherlands.

Entrepreneur who wants the informations on "General Information, Production, Process, Technology, Management, Patent, Consultants, Regulatory issues, Company Profiles, Product, Project, Uses, Reports, Market, Guides, Suppliers" can E-Mail to informer@eth.net, primaryinfo@gmail.com

 

Primary Information Services
 21 Murugappan St, SwamyNagar Ext2, 
Ullagaram, Chennai - 600091, India.
 Phone: 91 44 22421080 
Email : informer@eth.net,
primaryinfo@gmail.com
Mobile numbers:9940043898, 9444008898  Fax : 91 44 22423753