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The Contents on the CD ROM

  • Cumin Seed
  • Plant Profile
  • Nigella sativa seed
  • Jeera Profile
  • Cumin Oil
  • Kala Jeera
  • Product Notes
  • Planting
  • Biotechnology & Development
  • Pest Control


  • Processing of Cumin
  • Processing Guide
  • Nigella sativa & Oil
  • Cleaning & Grading
  • Cleaning Machine
  • Extraction Methods
  • Research Article - Co2 Process
  • Solvent free Microwave extraction
  • Nigella sativa seed extracted by supercritical CO2
  • Seed Grading Machinery
  • Sampling, Testing & certification
  • Material Handling Machinery
  • Research Papers


  • Product specification
  • Cumin Seed Oil
  • Black seed extract
  • Black Cumin Seed Oil - cold pressed
  • Emulsion Gel
  • Cuminaldehyde
  • Cumin Seed
  • Organic Black Cumin Seed Oil
Companies in the field
  • Seed Suppliers
  • Cumin Seed Oil suppliers
  • Amsar Pvt Ltd
  • Cumin seed cleaner & packing Company
  • Goerlich Pharma International GmbH - Cold pressed & Filtered
  • Egyptian Black Cumin Oil - Cold Pressed & Refined
  • Cumin Seed Soft Capsule (Black Nigella Sativa)
  • Exotic Naturals
  • Cure Herbs
  • Malti Group
  • Kalyx

Commodity Information

  • Commodity Profile
  • Trading Guide
  • Trade Report
  • Jeera Future contract
  • Price Report
  • Weekly Performance


  • Medicinal uses
  • Black Cumin Meal


  • Crops & Markets
  • Jeera Seasonal Outlook
  • Cumin Trade in India
  • Cumin Dressing
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Cumin Vinaigrette
  • Export Regulations
  • Trading of Jeera futures
  • Jeera futures prices
  • Jeera in News
  • Trade Enquiries & Buyers
  • Jodhpur Export Capacity

Exports & Imports

  • Export Data
  • Analysis of Export Trends
  • Import Data
  • Analysis of Import Trends

Information Sources

  • Black Cumin Oil
  • Q & A
  • Deacidification of black cumin seed oil
  • Studies on extraction of essential oil from cumin


  • Pharmaceutical Compositions
  • Treating Malaria
  • Patents

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Jeera Industry @ a Glance

  • Cumin is the seed of a small umbelliferous plant. The seeds come as paired or separate carpels, and are 3-6mm (1/8-1/4 in) long. They have a striped pattern of nine ridges and oil canals, and are hairy, brownish in colour, boat-shaped, tapering at each extremity, with tiny stalks attached.
  • Many names:Fructus Cumini ,Cuminium Cyminium,Kamoun, Kamun ,Siu wuih heung ,Green cumin, White cumin, Cummin ,Kreuzkümmel, Weißer Kreuzkümmel, Römischer Kümmel, Mutterkümmel ,Jiru,Safaid jeera ,Jirige ,Jintan, Jintan putih, Jintan puteh ,Jirakam ,Duru, Suduru ,Jirah, Zeera, Zira
  • The fruits contain 2.5 to 4% essential oil. In the essential oil, cumin aldehyde (p-isopropyl-benzaldehyde , 25 to 35%), furthermore perilla aldehyde, cumin alcohol, a- and ß-pinene (21%), dipentene, p-cymene and ß-phellandrene were found.
    In toasted cumin fruits, a large number of pyrazines has been identified as flavour compounds
  • Cumin is a most popular spice all over the world, especially in Latin America, North Africa and all over Asia, but least so in Europe.
  • Main production countries today are India, Iran, Indonesia, China and the South Mediterranean.
  • India is the largest producer and consumer of cumin seed in the world. Cumin seed is almost exclusively cultivated in Rajasthan and Gujarat.
  • India exports cumin seed to Bangladesh, Brazil, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore,
    UAE, UK, the US and many other countries and cumin seed powder to UK, the US, etc.
  • Out of the 80,000-170000 tons of cumin grown in India each year, only 10 % is actually exported.


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