Mahleb (mahlep) - also known as mahaleb is an aromatic spice which grows as a wild plant. Its the seeds of a species of cherry which seeds kernels are about 5mm of diametr. Scientific - prunus mahaleb L. used for thousands of years in bakery in Middle East and in Europe. Popular bakery products in which mahleb is used are Turkish çörek and Greek tsoureki. Also because of its positive effects on health used as a folk medicine. Not only enchains the taste of baked goods with its flavor, but also rich for protein.
MAHALEB - MAHLEB SPECIFICATION
Description: Mahaleb, is the kernel of the dried and the cherry-like fruits of mahaleb cherry (Prunus Mahaleb L.)
Country of Origin: Turkey
Packsize: As Tarege Trade House, we can prepare mahleb for export as below;
Mahaleb whole can be packed in 25 kgs PP bags.
Mahaleb powder can be packed in 10 kgs of Kraft bags.
-Appearance: Oval – eliptical shape with a specific “waterdrop” shape at top of the seed.
-Colour: Yellow and shades of yellow colour, typical color of Turkish Mahaleb.
-Flavour/ Odour: Characteristic mahaleb taste, which is close to bitter almond with partially cherry taste. Free from off flavours or odours.
-Foreign Material: As far as is reasonably practicable, free from foreign material. Purity min. 99%
Processing: Process: Collected, sun dried, cracked, separated from stalks and other foreign bodies. Processing Aids: None.
- Moisture content: max. 8%
- Total ash: average 5%
Nutritional values, fatty acid compositions and other chemical details might differ from batch to batch.
Salmonella : Absent in 25g
E-coli: <10^3 cfu/g
Molds: <10^5 cfu/g
Shelf Life & Storage: 24 months if kept in dry, cool conditions in closed bags away from direct sunlight.
Turkish origin mahleb - mahaleb is an export product of Turkish exporter Tarege Trade.
Mahleb - mahaleb from Turkey is an export product of exporter from Turkey Tarege Trade.