In the Cardamom Hills of southern India, wild cardamom bushes have grown for some 2000 years. They flourish in rainforests and in some cases can grow to eighteen feet tall. Guatemala is now the chief exporter of the highest quality cardamom pods. Cardamom has a strong, pungent aroma and a flowery, almost eucalyptus type flavor. There are 17 to 20 tiny inner seeds in each peanut sized pod.
Considered an aphrodisiac, cardamom has properties that cool the body when it’s hot and warms it when it’s cold.
Bleached white pods are simply the fancy green pods bleached with sulfur dioxide for aesthetic reasons. Scandinavia is the largest importer in Europe of cardamom and they use the bleached white pods to make cookies, muffins, buns and spiced cakes.
You will receive the product in plastic, sealable bags that will be
labeled with the product name, uses, and ingredients if applicable.
The bags meet FDA requirements for food applications.
They are 100% recyclable and can be put in with all other plastics
recycled at home.
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We offer the highest quality cardamom pods from Guatamala.