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Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices are much in demand around the world, as they add to the taste and quality of foods. They are normally dried and packaged before being sold for a good price.

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Cardamom Processing

This fact sheet describes the harvesting, treatment, drying, grading and packing of cardamom.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2007

Cats Claw

Cats claw is a climbing plant that grows in the Andes. It is used to make a variety of medicines.

Giannina Solari, Published on 2011

Cinnamon Processing

Cinnamon is obtained from the bark of an evergreen tree. It gets its distinctive smell from an oil in the bark. The steps in obtaining and processing it are shown here.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2007

Clove Processing

Cloves are the unopened flower buds of the evergreen tree and are used to flavour foods and drinks. They are also used to produce essential oil used in dentistry and as a cleaning agent in...

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2007

Coriander Processing

Coriander is a herb which has seeds and fresh leaves that can be used to flavor foods as well as being a major ingredient of curry powder.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2008

Cumin Processing

Cumin is a herb that grows best in sunny climates - it has white or purple flowers and produces seeds which add flavor to spicy dishes and more.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2007

Drying Chillies

Chilli is the most popular spice in the world and a native to Mexico, but now grown in most parts of the world. There are at least 150 different types.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2008

Nutmeg and Mace

The nutmeg tree yields two spices: nutmeg - the kernel of the seed, and mace - the aril covering the shell of the seed.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2007

Pepper Processing

Pepper processing looks at the main post harvest activities. These activities include sorting, threshing and drying.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2007

Procesamiento de la Uña de Gato

Uña de gato es una planta trepadora que crece en los Andes. Se utiliza para hacer una variedad de medicamentos.

Soluciones Prácticas, Published on 2011

Production de Piment Sec

Le piment (Capsicum annum) est originaire du Mexique mais est maintenant cultivé et utilisé dans la plupart des régions du monde.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2008

Spice Processing

Small-scale processing of spices can be economically and socially successful.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2008

Transformer Le Poivre

La transformation du poivre consiste en quelques activités post-récolte majeures. Ces activités incluent le tri, le battage et le séchage.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2014

Turmeric Processing

Complete guide to turmeric processing (production, curing, drying, polishing, grading, grinding and packaging).

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2008

රම්පා කොළ විජලනය කර සැකසීම

කරයි.මෙය ප්රැක්ටිකල් ආන්ස්වර්ස් ශ්රී ලංකා කණ්ඩායමේ නිෂ්පාදනයකි.

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action on 2011

 

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