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Dill Seed (Sowa)

Botanical Name Anethum Graveolens
English Name Dill seeds
Family Name Apiaceae
Varieties Machine Clean & Sortex
Availability Whole / Grounded (Powder)

Dill Seeds are originated in Central Asia. It is however is also grown in large quantity in Egypt and Mediterranean countries or Eastern Europe. It is also getting popular in North America. It’s related species Sowa is grown in India whose fruits are larger but less fragrant.

India and Pakistan are the major dill production areas, Egypt, Fiji, Mexico, Netherland, United States, England, Hungary are other commercially productive areas, making small contributions to the world production.

Dill is an annual herb native to the Central Asia, it is also widely grown in Europe and Northern Africa for its culinary and medicinal use. Dill weed, dried leaves of the same plant is also used for flavoring. It is milder in taste when compared to dill seed.

  • Specifications

    Parameters Value
    Color Light brown to moderate brown
    Salmonella Absent / 25 guar-gum-split
    Purity 99.85% / 99% / 98%
    Particle Size Maximum 5.0 % on U.S.S. 35#
    Moisture Maximum 10.0 %
    Total Ash Maximum 4.0 %
    Acid Insoluble Ash Maximum 1.0%
    Extraneous Foreign Matter (% by Weight) Maximum 0.5 %
  • Uses

    • Fresh and dried dill leaves (sometimes called "dill weed" to distinguish it from dill seed) are used as herbs, mainly in Sweden, the Baltic, in Russia, and in central Asia.
    • Dill seed is used as a spice, with a flavor somewhat similar to caraway but also resembling that of fresh or dried dill weed.
    • Dill seeds were traditionally used to soothe the stomach after meals. Dill oil can be extracted from the leaves, stems and seeds of the plant.
  • Packing & Storage

    Packaging :200 gm / 500 gm / 15 kg / 20 kg / 50 kg. Bulk order are also available as per client's requirement.

    Shelf Life :24 months after manufacturing.

    Storage : In covered finished good shed, in dry atmosphere.