Coriander Seeds
There are two distinct morphological types, one erect and tall with a comparatively stronger main shoot and the other bushy with a relatively weaker main shoot and longer spreading branches. Coriander is an important spice crop having a prime position in flavouring food. The plant is a thin stemmed, small, bushy herb, 25 to 50 cm in height with many branches and umbels. Leaves are alternate, compound. The whole plant has a pleasant aroma. Inflorescence is a compound umbel comprises 5 smaller umbels. Fruit is globular, 3 to 4 mm diameter, when pressed break into two locules each having one seed. Fruit has delicate fragrance; seeds are pale white to light brown in colour.


Product Name Coriander Seeds
Type Seed Whole and Splits
Packing 40/ 50 KG PP Bags/ Jute Bags
Laudability 9.5 Metric Tonnes
Plant source Coriander, (Coriandrum sativum L.)
Purity 99% Min.
Flavor Aromatic
Moisture 12-14% Max
Admixture 2% Max
Immature Seed 3% Max
Broken 5% Max
Total Ash 10% Max
Acid Insoluble Ash 1.25% Max

Sprinkling a pinch of coriander powder is enough for curries to give its characteristic flavor. Coriander powder is usually consumed with water. It alleviates gas and aids digestion. Coriander powder is an essential condiment in barbecue.

Specification of Coriander Powder:

Coriander Powder KGC-CP-111
Foreign matter 0.5%
Total Ash 9 %
Acid insoluble ash value 1.5 %
Volatile Oil 0.3 to 1%
Heavy metal as lead 2.5 PPB
Aflatoxin 5 PPB
Aresenic 5 PPB
Copper 20 PPB
Zinc 50 PPB
Lead 10 PPB
Chromate Test Negative
Protein 15 % Max