Star Anise

Star anise is the fruit of a small oriental tree. It is star-shaped and has five to ten pointed boat-shaped sections. These hard sections are seed pods. Star anise trees are short, compact and pleasant-looking. It has the flavour which is reminiscent of licorice. Star anise is sometimes confused with anise due to the similarity of name and flavour, but the two spices are unrelated. Export of Star Anise is done from many countries in the world. It is not only used in several dishes across the world but it also has medicinal properties. Therefore, star anise export from Ukraine is, on the rise.

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GLOBAL MARKET DEMAND

Star Anise has several culinary applications due to its distinct flavour. It also has medicinal benefits. It is prominently used in Vietnamese, Chinese cuisine and Asian cuisine. It is widely used in soups, broths and so on. Thus, many countries do star anise import from Ukraine. Star anise also has many medicinal benefits. It is rich in a variety of flavonoids and polyphenolic compounds which probably contribute to its medicinal properties. Star anise is also said to be useful for treating some fungal, bacterial and viral infections. Start anise exporter in Ukraine exports star anise across the world.Exporting food products including spices, pulses, grains can be a good business today. Due to the unique flavour of Star Anise and its several health benefits, it is exported across various countries in the world from Ukraine. Ukraine exports Star Anise to European and Asian markets including Germany, USA, France, Russia, Korea, Singapore, Japan, and the Middle East.

SPECIFICATION

Product Name Star Anise
Origin Southeastern part of China and Vietnam
Family Schisandraceae
Binomial name Illicium verum

INGREDIENTS

Nutrients Calories – 21.9(91.7 kJ)
Carbohydrate – 3.3g
Minerals Calcium
Iron
Magnesium
Phosphorus
Potassium
Sodium
Zinc
Copper
Manganese
Selenium
Fluoride
Vitamin Vitamin A and C
Protein 1.0 g
Fats Fat 1.0g

USES & BENEFITS

USES :

  • Culinary Medicinal Uses –   The oil produced from star anise contains thymol, terpineol and anethole. This may be used for treating cough and flu. Anise also may help to improve digestion, alleviate cramps and reduce nausea.
  • Culinary Culinary Uses –   It can be used as a whole or as a powder in various dishes. Star Anise is used in Ukrainian, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisines.

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