Hibiscus information

Thirst – quencher from a desert land. As an infusion , added to fruit juice , as an ingredient in herbal teas , or used in jams and jellies , only karkadeh from Sudan has the unique combination of rich vibrant color and thirst –quenching astringency preferred by consumers and sought by leading importers and packers.

Karkadeh from Sudan is an entirely natural product made from calyces of Hibiscus Sabdariffa. Most is grown in eastern Kordofan, central Suadn near the twon of Um Ruwaba, Al Rahad and around Al Obeid. It is also grown on a lesser scale in Darfur province , near Al Fasher and Nyala. Exotic names and exotic plant.

In some ways cultivation has not changed in centuries. The land is commonly owned and plots vary in size from one to about five acres. The plant depend on the sparse rainfall , and very important, no chemical fertilizer or pesticides are used. Over the years, careful selection has developed the l Rahad varieties, recognized throughout the world as the finest Karkadeh as of all because of their superior color and flavor.

Hibiscus Tea

Karkadeh is a traditional drink in the Sudan. Production therefore important as is local consumption and there is the latent potential to increase production significantly if required. Importers seeking reliable long term suppliers with a sound base may find these factors to be particularly significant.

It is brilliant red in color and contain no impurities whatsoever. Of special interest to manufacturers of soft drink s, yoghurts , ice cream , pastries , chewing gum and even toothpaste, spray dried Karkadeh is already undergoing extensive testing in Europe and North America by many leading manufacturers on the look –out for the suitable low-cost natural substitute synthetic additives

Hibiscus Applications

  • The chemicals in hibiscus flower helps in growth of hair. It reduces dandruff and makes the hair black.
  • The natural oil in this flower acts as a good conditioner.
  • As herbal tea it contains many minerals and vitamins.
  • This flower improves digestion. Hence raw flowers are eaten by Hawaiian people, and Chinese eat this flower by making pickle.
  • The fiber from this stem is qualitative. This can be used in manufacturing of clothes, nets and paper.

Hibiscus Specification

NO SPECIFICATION MAXIMUM
1 MOISTURE 10%
2 ASH 10%
3 PH 3.5%
4 IMPURITIES 3%

Traceability

FROM THE FARM

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RECEPTION  AT  THE  FACTORY, DRAYING,

CLEANING, SOCKING , PROCESSING,

QUALITY  CHECK,  SPECIFICATION ,

ACCORDING  TO CUSTOMER STOCKING

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TO PORT

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TRACKING THE SHIPMENT

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ARRIVAL TO COSTUMER