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Laurel (Bay) Leaves

Laurel leaves, also called as bay leaves, are the leaves of a Mediterranean tree. It has a wide application for foods and pharmaceutical. Turkey exports more than 90% of laurel leaves in the world. Turkish laurel leaves have aromatic taste and are used in many kinds of dishes. There are different qualities and forms of bay leaves such as handpicked in, semi-selected, FAQ (fair average quality), cut (crushed) and ground. Laurel leaves are packed in cartons, nylon bags, bales or paper bags according to quality and customer demands.

Types: FAQ, Semi Selected, Hand Picked

Botanical Name: Laurel nobilis Linnaeus

Drying: Sun or machine dried

Moisture: Maximum 9 %

Total Ash: Maximum 7 %

PHYSICAL ANALYSIS

 

WHOLE LEAF

BROKEN LEAF

BLACK SPOT

BROWN SPOT

INSECT DEFILED

LEAF WITH HOLE

WEBBED  LEAF

STEM

HAND SELECTED

%96

%4.0

%3.0

%8.0

&2.5

%3.0

%1.5

%0.5

SEMI SELECTED (CARTONS)

%93

%7.0

%6.0

%13

%4.0

%3.75

%2.25

%1

SEMI SELECTED(BALES)

%82

%18

%6.5

%15

%4.25

%4.0

%2.5

%1.2