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We manufacture & export an exclusive range of Indian spices, that are rich in all the required qualities of taste, fragrance & more. Available with us at a competitive prices are:
• Black pepper • Coriander
• White pepper • Nutmeg
• Dry ginger • Cloves
• Turmeric • Fenugreek
• Chillies • Cardamom
• Cumin • Fennel
Grade Designations and Quality
Botanical names: Piper nigrum
Family name: Piperaceae.

Black pepper is considered the `King of Spices` as judged from the volume of international trade, being the highest among all the spices known. Black pepper is produced from the still-green unripe berries of the pepper plant. Black pepper constitutes an important component of culinary seasoning of universal use and an essential ingredient of numerous foodstuffs. It has a number of medicinal virtues.

SA Rawther is India’s no.1 processor and a leading exporter of black pepper. We have a FDA(US) registered comprehensive unit functioning solely for black pepper; a completely functional laboratory, EIA approved processing facility, with individual facilities for storing, pre-cleaning, final cleaning and packing. Our brand doubletree is the most popular pepper brand in India, being traded in large volumes throughout the year. Located in Bangalore, we process black pepper from all Indian origins. We guarantee that our shipments can be readily used for grinding and consumer packs. Backed by our efficient unit and effective network capabilities we are able to ship on demand the traditional grades of Indian pepper as well as pepper from other origins. We also offer pepper that’s ETO treated and steam sterilized to comply with EU registrations.
Botanical names: Piper nigrum
Family name: Piperaceae.

SA Rawther is India’s largest producer and exporter of White Pepper. SRS is also proud to be the only producer of natural white pepper in the world. The white pepper produced is neither decorticated nor converted to white pepper from its green form. Natural white pepper berries plucked from vines are sorted, cleaned and washed. Our brand Doubletree is used by a majority of five-star restaurants across India.

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Botanical names: Zingiber officinale
Family name: Zingiberaceae

Zingiber officinale, is a perennial creeping plant, with thick tuberous rhizome, producing a an erect stem 1-3 ft tall. Ginger is the underground stem of the ginger plant. It has a fiery and pungent flavor. Ginger has several medicinal uses, commonly known for its effectiveness as a digestive aid.

SA Rawther is India’s No.1 processor of dry ginger. SRS is the only dry ginger processor in India to have a facility with mechanical washing and other cleaning /processing facilities. With our facility located in Bangalore, and processing hubs in Calicut( Kerala ) we are able to offer every variant of dry ginger from India. We also offer the most exclusive white cochin dry ginger available in this part of the world while meeting the most stringent EU/Japanese standards of S02 and Aflatoxin requirement.
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Botanical names: Curcuma longa
Family name: Zingiberaceae

Turmeric “the golden spice of life” is one of most essential spice used as an important ingredient in culinary all over the world. Turmeric, basically a tropical plant of ginger family is the rhizome or underground stem, with a rough, segmented skin. A yellow spice with a warm and mellow flavor, it is mildly aromatic and has scents of orange or ginger.

Turmeric, with its brilliant yellow color, has been used as a dye, medicine, and flavoring since 600 BC. India singularly produces nearly the world's whole crop of turmeric and consumes about 80% of it.

Turmeric Curcumin value
Nizamabad 3% to 3.25%
Rajapuri 3% to 3.5%
Erode 3% to 3.25%
Cuddapah 2.5% to 3%
Allepy Approximate 5%
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Botanical names: Capsicum Annum
Family name: Solanaceae

A member of the Capsicum family, there are over 200 different varieties of chillies in the world. Having a mild to strong hot taste it is used in almost every cuisine-Indian, Chinese, Mexican, Japanese. Chillies have two characteristics, one their colour because of the pigment called Capsanthin in it and two the biting pungency because of Capsaicin, on the basis of which the varieties differ and so its demand.

India is the one of the largest producer and exporter of chilli in the world. Indian Chillies are one of the famous in the world and have huge demand in the overseas market.

Chilli varieties
Name Description ASTA color value Capsaicin
Bird’s eye chilli(dhani)
Blood red in color, highly pungent
Red in color, less pungency or without pungency
Ellachipur sannam-S4 type
Reddish in color and very hot
Guntur sannam-S4 type
Skin thick,hot and red
Red in color,hot and highly pungent
Highly pungent, light red in color, short and the seeds are pungent
Kanthari - white
Short and ivory white in color with high pungency
Kashmiri chilli
Long,fleshy,deep red in color
Madhya Pradesh G.T.sannam
Red in color and pungent
Madras pari
Pure red in color and hot
Red in color and pungent
Red in color and extremely pungent
Ramnad Mundu
Yellowish red and hot
Sangli sannam-S4type
Light red in color and hot
Red in color,pungent with thick skin
S9 Mundu
Tomato red in color with fairly good pungency
Tadapally-big long
Red in color,less pungent,thick skin
Tomato chilli(Warangal chappatta)
Deep red and les pungent
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Botanical names: Apiaceae
Family name: Cuminum cyminum

Cumin is the dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, a member of the parsley family. The cumin plant grows to 30-50 cm (1-2 ft) tall and is harvested by hand. Cumin seeds are oblong in shape, longitudinally ridged, and yellow-brown in colour. They have a pungent and slightly bitter flavor with a spicy-sweet aroma.Cumin has also its applications worldwide in sectors other than food like beverages, liquors, medicines,toiletries and perfumery. Indian Cumin has a good demand in export market its Natural form as well in its Powder Form.

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Botanical names: Apiaceae
Family name: Coriandrum Sativam

The coriander plant is a thin stemmed, small, bushy herb, 25 to 50 cm in height with many branches and umbels. The whole plant has a pleasant aroma. The leaves have a strong odour while its fruit has a warm & spicy aroma; seeds are pale white to light brown in colour. Coriander Seeds are widely used as condiments in the preparation of curry powders, sausages and seasonings. The leaves are used for flavouring and garnishing curries and soups. Coriander has many medicinal values & it promotes natural healing.

Botanical names: Myristicaceae
Family name: Myristica fragrans

The nutmeg tree is a large evergreen native to the Moluccas (the Spice Islands). When the fruit matures it bursts open along the groove exposing the bright attractive mace, covering the hard black, shiny shell of the seed called nutmeg. It has a nutty, warm and slightly sweet flavor. Nutmeg is used as a drug in Eastern countries and nutmeg oil is used in cosmetics and toiletries.

Botanical names: Myrtaceae
Family name: Syzygium aromaticum

Cloves are the unopened pink flower buds of the evergreen clove tree. The buds are picked by hand when they are pink and dried until they turn brown in color. Cloves have a warm, sweet and aromatic taste that evokes the sultry tropical climates where they are grown. They have several antiseptic and antibiotic properties.

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Botanical names: Fabaceae
Family name: Trigonella Foneum-Graecum

Fenugreek seed is the ripe fruit of an annual herb. This robust herb has light green leaves and produces slender, beaked pods. Each pod contains 10-20 small hard yellowish brown fenugreek seeds. Odour and taste are typical, a bit of cellery and bitter. Fenugreek is used both as a herb (the leaves) and as a spice (the seed). Fresh tender pods, leaves and shoots are eaten as curried vegetable. As a spice, it flavours food. Powder of dried leaves is also used for garnishing and flavouring variety of food.

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Botanical names: Elettaria cardamomum
Family name: Zingiberaceae

Cardamom is one of the world’s very ancient spices.It is the National Spice of India and popularly referred to as the ‘Queen of Spices’. Kerala is the leading state in area and production of cardamom,followed by Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Cardamom comes from the seeds of a ginger-like plant. The small, brown-black sticky seeds are contained in a pod in three double rows with about six seeds in each row.

The pods are roughly triangular in cross section and oval or oblate. The texture of the pod is that of tough paper. Pods are available whole or split and the seeds are sold loose or ground. Cardamom has a pungent, warm and aromatic smell. Its flavor is warm and eucalyptine with camphorous and lemony undertones.

Cardamom is used in India for seasoning and flavoring of various foodstuff. It flavours custards, and some Russian liqueurs. In medicine, cardamom is used as powerful aromatic stimulant, carmintive, stomachi and diuretic.
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Botanical names: Apiaceae
Family name: Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel seeds are the dried fruit of Foeniculum vulgare, which belongs to the parsley family. It is oval in shape and green or yellowish brown in color. Obtained from an aromatic and medicinal plant, the seeds emit a pleasant odor, are highly aromatic and have a pungent flavor. Fennel Seeds are widely used in India as a Mouth Freshener especially after suppers.

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