Ground Turmeric 500g
What is Ground Turmeric?
Turmeric is a flowering plant of the ginger family, the rhizomes of which are used in cooking. The rhizomes are used fresh or boiled in water and dried, after which they are ground into a deep orange-yellow powder commonly used as a colouring and flavouring agent in many Asian cuisines. It has a warm, bitter, black pepper like flavour and an earthy mustard like aroma.
Where does Turmeric Come From?
The majority of Turmeric is found in India, but there is also a large amount in Thailand and smaller amounts in other tropical countries of Asia. The name may derives from Middle English or Early Modern English as Turmeryte or Tarmaret. It may be of Latin origin, Terra Merita (Meritorious Earth).
Entirely Ingredients Ground Turmeric?
Our Ground Turmeric is food grade and selected for the highest quality.
Product - Ground Turmeric
Country of origin - India
Product Description - The dried rhizome ground to a fine powder. Bright yellow to orange yellow, dry, finely powdered plant material with some dark brown to black particles.
Appearance - Powder
Colour - Light Yellow
Flavour - Mild, earthy and slightly bitter after taste. No off flavours or taints.
Odour - Typical of turmeric. No off odours.
Texture - Free flowing
Ingredients - Turmeric
Packaging - 25kg blue food grade poly sac
Shelf life - 24 months
Storage Conditions - Cool, dry ambient conditions away from direct sunlight
GMO Status - GMO free
Particle size - 100% through 350micron screen
Extraneous matter - Absent
Impurities/foreign material - <1%
Moisture - 12% max
Volatile oil - 2% min
Acid insoluble ash - 1.5% max
Ash content - 8% max
Aflatoxin B1 - <5ppb
Total aflatoxins - <10ppb
Ochratoxin - <15ppb
Typical Values Per 100g:
Energy, kcal - 337
Energy, kJ - 1411
Protein - 7.8g
Total Fat - 9.9g
Of which Saturates - 3.1g
Carbohydrates - 43.8g
Of which Sugar - 3.2g
Salt - 0.09g
Is this product free from the following:
Please note these allergens stored on site are from the manufacturers facility, we at Entirely Ingredients do not store or handle any allergens on site.
Eggs and products thereof - Y
Milk and products thereof - Y Stored on site
Fish and products thereof - Y
Crustaceans and products thereof - Y
Molluscs and products thereof - Y
Peanuts and products thereof - Y
Tree nuts (e.g. almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecans, brazils, pistachios, macadamia nuts or Queensland nuts) and products thereof - Y
Sesame seeds and products thereof - Y Stored on site
Cereals containing gluten (e.g. wheat, spelt, rye, barley, oats, or their hybridised strains) and products thereof - Y Handled on site
Soya and products thereof - Y
Celery and celeriac and products thereof - Y Handled on site
Mustard and products thereof - Y Handled on site
Lupin and products thereof - Y
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites (at concentrations >10ppm) - Y
Grade Food Grade