Bitter fennel’s name is Foeniculum vulgare and is a member of the Apiaceae family (parsley family). The shape of Fennel Seeds is oval and ridged while color varies from pale or bright green to brownish yellow.
Fennel is grown largely in Gujarat, Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh. Growing season is During August and December. India being the world largest producer of fennel seeds dominates in the world market with major export markets at USA, Singapore, UK, UAE, Sri lanka, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia & Japan.
|Sowing Period :||Mainly in Sep to Oct|
|Ideal Climate :||Rainy and Cool|
|Cultivation Period :||150-200 Days|
|Harvest Period :||Jan Start – End March|
|New crop in Market :||Feb – May, To get natural green fennel, buy it during Feb-April|
|Grade :||Machine clean / Sortex Clean|
|Purity :||98% / 99% / 99.50% (Singapore/Europe/USA)|
|Total ASH :||8 To 9 % Max|
|Moisture :||9.5 % / 10 % max|
|Salmonella :||Absent/25 gms|
|Packing :||As per buyer requirement|
|Indian HS Code :||09096139|