What is Sumac?
Sumac is any of about 35 species of flowering plants in genus Rhus and is a relation of the cashew family. The dried fruits from some of these species are ground to produce a tangy, crimson spice popular in many countries. Its tart flavour comes from the high amounts of malic acid.
Where does Sumac Come From?
Sumac is grown subtropical and temperate regions, all over the world. This includes East Asia, Africa and North America. Different species of the plant are grown on different continents.
Entirely Ingredients Sumac?
Our Sumac is sourced from Turkey, is food grade and selected for the highest quality.
Product - Sumac
Country of origin - Turkey
Appearance - Powder
Colour - Dark Brownish Red
Flavour - Its taste is pleasantly sour and astringent, without being sharp.
Odour - Sumac has little aroma.
Texture - Powdery
Ingredients - 100% Sumac
Packaging - food grade poly bags, various sizes
Shelf life - Usually 24 months
Storage Conditions - Cool, dry ambient conditions, away from direct sunlight
GMO Status - GMO free
Particle size - 95% passes through 710 micron screen.
Extraneous matter <1% max
Impurities/foreign material - Absent
Acid insoluble ash - 1.5% max
Ash content - 12% max
Typical Values Per 100g:
Energy, kcal - 241
Energy, kJ - 1005
Protein - 10.3
Total Fat - 7.4
Of which Saturates - 0.8
Carbohydrates - 24
Of which Sugar - 8.7
Salt - 25
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 - N
Milk and products thereof - N
Fish and products thereof - Crustaceans and products thereof - N
Molluscs and products thereof - N
Peanuts and products thereof - N
Tree nuts (e.g. almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecans, brazils, pistachios, macadamia nuts or Queensland nuts) and products thereof - N
Sesame seeds and products thereof - N
Cereals containing gluten (e.g. wheat, spelt, rye, barley, oats, or their hybridised strains) and products thereof - N
Soya and products thereof - N
Celery and celeriac and products thereof - Y
Mustard and products thereof - Y
Lupin and products thereof - N
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites (at concentrations >10ppm) - N
Grade Food Grade