The sweet orange blossom is believed to have originated in Southeast Asia, specifically in Iran and China and northeastern India. The plant was then introduced to other parts of the world, such as the Mediterranean region, by traders and explorers.
The sweet orange blossom plant, also known as Citrus sinensis, is a small to medium-sized tree that belongs to the citrus family.
The tree typically grows to a height of 20 to 30 feet and has glossy, dark green leaves. The flowers, which are small and white, appear in clusters in the spring and emit a sweet, citrusy scent that is beloved by many.
The delicate white petals of the flowers form clusters that bloom in the springtime, emitting a sweet, citrusy aroma that is both calming and uplifting.
The sweet orange blossom plant is a lovely addition to any garden or landscape, providing both visual and culinary appeal.
Not only are these blossoms pleasing to the senses, but they also have many uses in culinary and medicinal practices. The petals can be dried and used to flavor teas, syrups, and desserts with their distinct orange flavor. They are also commonly used in perfumes, soaps, and candles for their pleasant scent.
Whether enjoyed for their beauty, flavor, or medicinal properties, these blossoms are sure to bring joy and benefit to those who appreciate them.
PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION: Dried sweet orange petals
Varieties: Citrus sinensis
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Iran
CERTIFICATION: ISO22000, ISO9001
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Dried sweet orange petals can be used as tea infusion and infusion water. They play an essential role in many Persian recipes from tea blends, jams, desserts, and pastries to garnishing dishes and appetizers.
STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE: At room temperature, protected from direct sunlight / 24 months in a cool and dry environment
PACKAGING: plastic in the box
The taste: uncomfortably bitter
Odour: highly aromatic, with a sweet fragrance
Texture: brittle, intact petals
Appearance: dried small light beige petals
Moisture content: 5.5 <% maximum
Total ash: 5 <%
Acid insoluble ash: 0.6 <%
Tvc: <50,000 CFU/g
Yeast and mold (each): <100 cfu/g
E. coli: <10MPN/g
Salmonella: Negative/25 gr