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Fennel Seeds is known as Sounff or Variyali in India. Fennel Seeds which grows well in mild climates, is an oval, green or yellowish brown dried aromatic ripe fruit of an herbaceous plant called Foeniculum Vulgare, a member of Parsley family. Obtained from an aromatic and medicinal plant, the seeds emit a pleasant odor, are highly aromatic and have a pungent flavor. Fennel is widely used Asian, European, Italian and Mediterranean dishes. In India fennel is widely used in meat and seafood dishes and also with pickles and vinegar for a special flavor.

Specifications of Fennel Seeds As Per Asta Quality Standards:

Parameters Value
Product Name Fennel Seeds
Origin India
Type Machine Cleaned/ Sortex Cleaned
Purity 99.85% / 99% / 98% (Europe / Singapore)
Extraneous Foreign Matter (% by Weight) 0.50% Max
Whole Insects Dead (By Count) 4 Max
Excreta other (By mg./lb) 5 mg/lb Max
Mold (% by wgt.) 1% Max
Insect defiled/ infested (% by wgt.) 1% Max
Total Ash 10% Max
Acid Insoluble Ash 1.25% Max
Flavor Aromatic with a penetrating flavor
Moisture 10% Max
Salmonella Absent / 25 Gms

Container of Fennel Seeds:

Type of Container Quantity
20′FCL 13.5 MT
40′FCL 27 MT


Fennel seed is a highly aromatic and flavorful herb, derived from a shrub. The seeds are pale greenish in colour and have a faintly sweet and refreshing flavor. Fennel is grown largely in Gujarat, Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh. Growing season is During August and December. India being the world largest producer of fennel seeds dominates. Fennel is used for various digestive problems including heartburn, intestinal gas, bloating, loss of appetite, and colic In India, dried fennel seeds are incredibly popular as an aid to digestion and have been used for this purpose for thousands of years.

Specification Fennel Seed Extract Powder:

Product fennel seed extract powder
Product No. KGC-FSP-111
Grade AAA
Features No speckle, no mould
Color Natural green
Shelf life 24 months
Admixture 1% max
Shape Whole, broken, powder(5-65 mash)
Moisture 14% max
Certificate Spices Board, APEDA.
Crop Current Year
MOQ 2 tons
Samples Free or available

The countries which are importing Fennel Seeds from India are:

United StatesUnited States
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Sri LankaSri Lanka