Mustards are winter crops. The plant reaches about 4-5 feet in height and bears golden yellow colored flowers. Its tiny, round seeds measuring about one mm in diameter are encased inside a fruit pod, in a similar fashion like green pea pod. White mustard seeds (Sinapis alba or Brassica alba): The seeds are light straw-yellow colored and are slightly larger than the other two varieties. White seeds exhibit mild pungency. Generally perceived as health benefiting spice, mustard seeds are indeed very rich in phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants. Being one of the chief oil seeds, mustards are indeed very high in calories; 100 g of seeds provide 508 calories. Nonetheless, the seeds are made of quality proteins, essential oils, vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. The seeds are high in essential oils as well as plant sterols. Yellow Mustard seeds are a very good source of selenium and omega-3 fatty acids. They are also a good source of phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, dietary fiber, iron, calcium, protein, niacin and zinc.
Features of Mustard Seed
Mustard seeds (Brassica Napus) also known as Rape, Oilseed rape, Rapeseeds, and Canola are very widely cultivated throughout the world. Mustard seed is the third leading source of vegetable oil in the world after Soya bean oil and palm oil. It is world’s second-leading source of protein meal after soybean meal. Mustard seeds oil content varies from 33% to 46% and average oil recovery is around 32% to 38%. After oil extraction, the remaining part of the seed is used to produce a rapeseed/mustard meal, an important source of cattle and poultry feed. It is basically a winter crop and it requires a temperate climate to prosper. The planting season or the sowing period in India is during the Rabi season i.e. October to November. The crop starts flowering in the months of November, December, January, and February. The harvesting period is from February to March. It needs the right proportion of rainfall during the sowing seasons of the crop.
Uses/benefits of Mustard Seed
- McCormick Culinary Whole Yellow Mustard Seed features a mild flavor and aroma with an initial floral sweetness
- Kosher with no MSG added
- Sourced especially for chefs, McCormick Culinary Whole Yellow Mustard Seed is carefully sourced for desirable size, shape and color and has less pungency than ground mustard
- Our 22 oz containers are just the right size for any back of house spices and seasonings collection
- Use McCormick Culinary Whole Yellow Mustard Seed across the menu for pickling, adding to house-made spice rubs, dips and dressings and in German or Scandinavian-inspired recipes
|Mustard Seed Type Available||Yellow|
|Packaging Type||PP Bag|
|Moisture||8 to 9%|
|Packaging Size||20Kg / 50 Kg|
|Minimum Order Quantity||500 Kg|
Prices of Mustard Seed
$470.00-$650.00/ Metric Ton