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Product Name: Tamarind Seed with Seed ± 5% Max
Product Code: BAST 002
Botanical Name: Tamarindâ€™s Indices L.
Family Name: Cesalpiniaceae
Commercial Part: Pods
Hindi Name: Imli
The ripe fruit of Tamarind tree is used as a condiment. It is a moderate size to large, evergreen tree, up to 24 meter in high and 7 meter in girth. Bark is brown or dark gray, longitudinally and horizontally fissured. Leaves are par pinnate up to 15 cm long, leaflets are 10-20 pairs, oblong, 8-30 mm. Flowers are small, yellowish with pink stripes and pods are 7.5-20 cm long, 2.5 cm broad, 1 cm thick, more or less constricted between seeds, slightly curved, brownish colored. Seeds are
3-12 oblong compressed, 1.5 cm, dark brown shining. Endocarp is light brownish, sweetish or acidic, edible pulp, traversed by branched ligneous strands. The outer cover of the pod is fragile and easily separable
Origin and Distribution
Tamarind is originated in Madagascar and is now extensively cultivated in India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, several African, Central American and South American countries. In India, it is chiefly grown in Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The tree is not exacting as regards to soil but thrives best in deep alluvium. The tree prefers warm climate but sensitive to frost.
Tamarind is suited to semi-tropical region with low rainfall. It can come up even in saline, alkali and gravelly soils, and soils prone to erosion.
Tamarind pulp is used in numerous culinary preparations. It is also a Raw material for the preparation of like beverages. The Tamarind kernel powder is found to be extensively used for its sizing properties, in textile, confectionary, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. The tests is used in dyeing and tanning industry. The tender leaves and flowers are used as vegetables. In medicine, it is used as appetizing, laxative, healing and anti-hermitic. It is also used against Fluor sis.
Moisture: 7.5% Max
Protein: 7.6% Max
Total Ash: 3.9% Max
Crude Fibre: 1.2% Max
Production Year: 2013-14 (Current Year)
Inspection: SGS or any other third Party Inspection Company for Weight and Quality as per Buyers requirement.
Minimum Order Quantity: 1 X 20 FT Container
Load ability: 23 MT per 20 FT Container and 1150 Carton per 20 FT Container
Packing: 500 grams pouches X 40 pouches in 20 Kg Cartons
Delivery: Within 20 days from the date of receipt of Confirmed Payment Instrument.