Grade Specifications :
Grade designations and definitions of quality of Alleppey Green Cardamom.
Special characteristics :
|Trade Name||Cardamom Extra Bold||Cardamom Bold||Cardamom Superior|
|Colour||Deep Green, or Light green||-do-||-do-|
|Empty and malformed capsules percentage by count (max.)||2.0||2.0||3.0|
|Immature and shrivelled capsules percentage by weight (max.)||2.0||2.0||5.0|
|Blacks and splits percent by count (max.)||0.0||0.0||0.0|
|Size (diameter of the hole in mm) of the sieve on which retained***||7.0||6.0||5.0|
|Weight in G/L (min.)||435||415||385|
General characteristics :
- The cardamoms shall be the dried capsules of Ellettaria Cardamomum grown in South South Africa; capsules being three-cornered and having a ribbed appearance.
- The capsules shall be free from insect infestation and visible mould.
- Thrip marks alone on the capsules shall not lead to the conclusion that the capsules have been infested with insects.
50 KG PP BAGS
Container Loadability :
12 MT IN 20 FCL
Harvesting Season :August to March
Marketing Season :
August to March