Product Type: Nutmeg Ground Organic Chef Jar
Quantity: 18 oz.
Origin: India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka
Flavor Profile: Highly aromatic, sweet and warm with deeper woody-like flavor
Aroma: Richly aromatic, sweet and pleasant
History: Nutmeg was a highly prized possession in the ancient world, as it was used for trading. It was used as a type of drug in the 1880s, when it was described as an intoxicant. Records show that some people would take ground nutmeg with wine and feel euphoric and experience hallucinations for days.
Farming and harvesting: The nutmeg tree is native to Indonesia. The nutmeg seeds that you are accustomed to eating as a spice is grown in a bright red waxy casing called mace. Outside of the mace is the fruit casing.
Culinary Applications: It is a staple in Indonesian, Middle Eastern, and European cuisines. It can also be made into an essential oil, and mixes well with an array of spices to make pumpkin spice, and chai.
Storage and packaging: Store under cool, dry conditions in sealed containers.
Shelf Life: Product shelf life is dependent on storage conditions and is highly variable. Product should be stored under cool, dry conditions and in a humidity controlled environment. Industry standard for product is 24 months.
Microbial Data: E. Coli - <10 cfu/g Salmonella - Negative/25g
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