MANUFACTURER AND DISTRIBUTOR BASIL

Sabater Spices, manufacturer and distributor of basil, makes available to the food industry an extensive catalog of spices, selected and treated with the utmost care, quality and safety.

Basil is an herb belonging to the mint family; its relationship with the mint family is appreciated through its flavour and aroma. It is obtained from the leaves a small shrub that measures about 5cm long and 2 cm wide.

FORMAT

Leaf / Ground

TREATMENT

Sterilisable

PACKAGING

Sacks and Big Bags

Basil

Albahaca
Lamiaceae (mint family).
The name basil is derived from Greek basileus king, because of the royal fra­grance of this herb. Best harvesting season is before flowering.
The essential oil is of complex and variable composition. Within the species, several diferent chemical races exist, and furthermore climate, soil and time of harvest influence not only the amount but also the composition of the essential oil. The most important aroma components are 1,8 cineol, linalool, citral, methyl chavicol, eugenol and methyl cinnamate.
Basil, it is fundamentally used in italian cuisine. It is a flavouring for tomato sauces, mixtures of ricotta cheese and pesto.

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