Kalustyan Cumin Whole

Kalustyan Cumin Whole is a high quality, natural spice ingredient for food industry. It is produced in a sustainable way as part of a non-GMO process and is free of allergens. It has been developed with the highest standards in mind, meeting compliance requirements for the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations. Additionally, it is certified halal and kosher, verified by the non-GMO project, USDA organic certified, GMP and GFSI certified, SEDEX approved, and suitable for vegans, making it an ideal choice for health-conscious consumers. Furthermore, it has received FDA approval, ensuring the highest level of safety and quality. It is suitable for a wide range of applications in the food industry, including savory and culinary dishes.

Ingredient Name: Cumin Seeds

Labeling Claims: Allergen-free, GMO-free, Halal, Kosher, Natural, Naturally Derived, Non-GMO, Organic, Plant-Based, Sustainable, Vegan, Vegetarian

Functions: Spice

Features: High Quality

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Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name
Food Ingredients Functions
Country of Origin
India, Turkey, Egypt
Ingredient Statement

Cumin 100%.

Features & Benefits

Food Ingredients Features

Applications & Uses


Heavy distinctive odor
Warm aromatic taste
Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Ash Contentmax. 10%ASTA 3.0
Moisturemax. 9%ASTA 2.1
Volatile Oilmin. 0.03ml/100gASTA 5.0
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Relative Humidity55%
Storage Temperature50 - 70°F
Typical Mineral Profile
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Calcium Content931mg/100 g
Copper Content0.867mg/100 g
Iron Content66.36mg/100 g
Magnesium Content366mg/100 g
Manganese Content3.333mg/100 g
Phosphorus Content499mg/100 g
Potassium Content1788mg/100 g
Selenium Content5.2μg/100 g
Sodium Content168mg/100 g
Zinc Content4.8mg/100 g
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Coliformmax. 100cfu/gAOAC 991.14
E.colimax. 3MPN/gFDA BAM Chapter 4
SalmonellaNegativeper 2 x 375 gramseq. FDA BAM Chapter 5
Total Plate Countmax. 25,000cfu/gAOAC 990.12
Yeast & Moldsmax. 400cfu/gAOAC 997.02
Nutritional Information
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Added Sugar Content0g/100 g
Alcohol (ethyl) Content0g/100 g
Caffeine Content0mg/100 g
Carbohydrate Content44.24g/100 g
Cholesterol Content0mg/100 g
Energy1567kJ/100 g
Fiber (total dietary)10.5g/100 g
Phytosterols Content68mg/100 g
Protein Content17.81g/100 g
Theobromine Content0mg/100 g
Total Lipid Content22.27g/100 g
Total Sugar Content2.25g/100 g
Water Content8.06g/100 g
Fatty Acid Composition - Unsaturated
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Fatty acids (total monounsaturated)14.04g/100 g
Fatty acids (total monounsaturated, 16:1 undifferentiated)0.212g/100 g
Fatty acids (total monounsaturated, 18:1 undifferentiated)13.618g/100 g
Fatty acids (total monounsaturated, 20:01)0.212g/100 g
Fatty acids (total monounsaturated, 22:1 undifferentiated)0g/100 g
Fatty acids (total polyunsaturated)3.279g/100 g
Fatty acids (total polyunsaturated, 18:04)0g/100 g
Fatty acids (total polyunsaturated, 18:2 undifferentiated)3.103g/100 g
Fatty acids (total polyunsaturated, 18:3 undifferentiated)0.176g/100 g
Fatty acids (total polyunsaturated, 20:4 undifferentiated)0g/100 g
Fatty acids (total polyunsaturated, 20:5 n-3)0g/100 g
Fatty acids (total polyunsaturated, 22:5 n-3)0g/100 g
Fatty acids (total polyunsaturated, 22:6 n-3)0g/100 g
Fatty Acid Composition - Saturated
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Fatty acids (total saturated)1.535g/100 g
Fatty acids (total saturated, 10:00)0.018g/100 g
Fatty acids (total saturated, 12:00)0.018g/100 g
Fatty acids (total saturated, 14:00)0.018g/100 g
Fatty acids (total saturated, 16:00)1.137g/100 g
Fatty acids (total saturated, 18:00)0.344g/100 g
Fatty acids (total saturated, 4:00)0g/100 g
Fatty acids (total saturated, 6:00)0g/100 g
Fatty acids (total saturated, 8:00)0g/100 g
Typical Vitamin Profile
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Carotene (alpha) Content0μg/100 g
Carotene (beta) Content762μg/100 g
Choline Content24.7mg/100 g
Cryptoxanthin (beta) Content0μg/100 g
Folate (DFE)10μg/100 g
Folate (food)10μg/100 g
Folate (total)10μg/100 g
Folic Acid Content0μg/100 g
Lutein + zeaxanthin Content448μg/100 g
Lycopene Content0μg/100 g
Niacin Content4.579mg/100 g
Retinol Content0μg/100 g
Riboflavin Content0.327mg/100 g
Thiamin Content0.628mg/100 g
Vitamin A1270IU/100 g
Vitamin A (RAE)64μg/100 g
Vitamin B-120μg/100 g
Vitamin B-12 (added)0μg/100 g
Vitamin B-60.435mg/100 g
Vitamin C (total ascorbic acid)7.7mg/100 g
Vitamin D0IU/100 g
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)0μg/100 g
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)3.33mg/100 g
Vitamin E (added)0mg/100 g
Vitamin K5.4μg/100 g

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type

Packed in 50-pound carton/bag.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
1 Year
Method of Sterilization


Storage Condition

Store in a cool dry place.