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caraway and cumin supplier and benefits

Cumin and caraway

Cumin is a spice made from the dried seed of a plant known as Cuminum Cyminum, which is a member of the parsley family.

Cumin is one of the most popular spices and is commonly used in Asia , Middle Eastern, North African  cuisines. However, people all around the world use it to flavor meals.


Hs code for cumin seed and caraway

Cumin seed known in international trade with this  HS code :090932200

Caraway known in world trade with this HS CODE : 091099910014

More Information about Cumin and Caraway in: Medicinal-Herbs-Catalogue.pdf

Caraway and Cumin supplier and cumin exporting country

Cumin and caraway produced in different country but most famous producer of cumin are India , Iran , Egypt , Syria , turkey , morocco and Mexican , Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

If you interest to import cumin and caraway from Iran and Uzbekistan , Hosna export company can help you do this work.

Hosna export company work in field of food products and dried fruits and medicinal plant and some of spices from Iran.

We are caraway and cumin supplier .we ready it with white label and private label for you.


What is the difference between Cumin and Caraway Seeds?

The main difference between cumin and caraway seeds is that caraway seeds are darker in color, and smaller, and bitter in taste than cumin seeds.

Cumin and caraway seeds are very similar in appearance. They are small, brown in color, and have a somewhat crescent shape. So, this is why many people don’t identify the difference between these two spices. But they have different flavor profiles and people use them differently.

Difference Between Cumin and Caraway Seeds
Cumin seedcaraway
Cumin seed are the dried seed of flowering plant known Cuminum CyminumCaraway are the dried fruits of the caraway plant known as Carum Carvi
Light brown in color , have nine ridges  and are largerDarker brown in color , smaller and have five ridges
Have a stronger and hotter tasteTends to be more bitter
Commonly used in Indian , Latin American and middle Eastern cuisineMostly used in European cuisine
Used in spice blends , Indian curries , chili con carne , casseroles , sauce , burgers , etcUsed in rye bread , soda bread , seed cake , curries soap , stews , liqueurs , potato or coleslaw salad
Can be used as whole or groundCommonly used as a whole

Cumin benefits

1.Weight loss

Cumin may be helpful for people trying to their manage body weight. A 2015 study involving adults with overweight compared the weight loss effects of cumin with those of a weight loss medication and a placebo.

After 8 weeks, the researchers found that both the cumin and the weight loss medication groups lost significant amounts of weight. People in the cumin group also experienced a decrease in insulin levels.

Another study from 2014Trusted Source found that women with overweight and obesity who consumed 3 grams (g) of cumin powder in yogurt every day for 3 months had significant decreases in body weight, waist size, and body fat.


A 2017 studyTrusted Source in adults with type 2 diabetes looked at the effects of cumin essential oil on blood sugar levels. Study participants received either 100 milligrams (mg) of cumin oil per day, 50 mg of cumin oil per day, or a placebo.

After 8 weeks, both cumin oil groups had significantly reduced blood sugar, insulin, and hemoglobin A1c levels. These are all markers of good diabetes management.

The cumin oil groups also saw improvements in signs of insulin resistance and inflammation.

However, other human studies using black cumin seeds have shown mixed results, according to a 2017 review of studiesTrusted Source. More research is necessary to confirm the benefits of cumin essential oil for those with diabetes.


The aforementioned studyTrusted Source involving women with overweight and obesity also found that consuming 3 g of cumin powder per day resulted in lower levels of total cholesterol, lower low-density lipoprotein, or “bad,” cholesterol, and triglycerides.

Those who consumed the cumin powder also had higher levels of high-density lipoprotein, or “good,” cholesterol.

4.Memory loss

The same study in rats also looked at the impact of cumin extract on memory. The study found that the animals who received cumin extract had a better and faster recall.


Cumin may play a role in helping the body handle stress. A study in rats looked at the effects of cumin extract on signs of stress.

When the animals received cumin extract before a stressful activity, their bodies had a significantly lower stress response than when they did not receive the extract.

Cumin may help fight the effects of stress by working as an antioxidant. The same researchers found that cumin was a more effective antioxidant than vitamin C in the rats they studied.

6.Irritable bowel syndrome

A small pilot studyTrusted Source from 2013 looked at the effects of consuming cumin essential oil drops on the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

After 4 weeks, study participants noted improvements in many symptoms, such as stomach pain and bloating.

At the end of the study, those with IBS who had mainly experienced constipation had more frequent bowel movements. Those who had mainly experienced diarrhea as a symptom had fewer bowel movements.

Iran cumin seed price

there are many inquiry for Iranian cumin seed and caraway every year. And price of these products is different if you need to cumin and caraway please connect us,

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Cumin seed export quality

Cumin seed export quality is one of important character for buying these products.

We know main producer of this product and work with some of manufacturer that they sort this products. Because of this we can do better  packing and export cumin and caraway.


Caraway and Cumin seed export demand

Many countries buy caraway and cumin seed in the world but you can see more details about countries importer for cumin and caraway in below.

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Important caraway and cumin importer

List of importers for the selected product in 2020

Product : 090932 Cumin seeds, crushed or ground ready by

importersValue imported in 2020 (USD thousand)Trade balance in 2020 (USD thousand)Quantity imported in 2020Quantity UnitUnit value (USD/unit)Annual growth in value between 2016-2020 (%)Annual growth in value between 2019-2020 (%)
United States of America18,044-15,3656,648Tons2,714917
United Kingdom9,880-7,5392,445Tons4,04173
Saudi Arabia4,482-4,4822,275Tons1,97020-20
United Arab Emirates3,4506292,546Tons1,3552765
South Africa2,697-2,650987Tons2,7332036
Sri Lanka828-805349Tons2,372308105
New Zealand671-669198Tons3,3892-4
Myanmar545-525347Tons1,571 350

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