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Hibiscus

Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plant in the mallow family growing in the North Eastern and Central parts of Nigeria.

Nigeria is one of the worlds largest exporters of Hibiscus and Essential Management work directly with the cultivators of the crop to obtain competitive prices and a large quantity available for export.

The main use for Hibiscus is to be used in herbal tea however it can also be used as a natural food colouring and also in Chinese & Indian medicine

The tea made from hibiscus flowers is known by many names in many countries around the world and is served both hot and cold. The beverage is well known for its color, tanginess and flavor.

The tea is popular as a natural diuretic; it contains vitamin C and minerals, and is used traditionally as a mild medicine. Dieters or people with kidney problems often take it without adding sugar for its beneficial properties and as a natural diuretic.
The business cycle for producing Hibiscus last for about 8 months with the Summer months, when production drops slightly because of the rains.

 

Product Specifications

We supply the following quality of Hibiscus, free from foreign bodies in bulk or a range of bag sizes for your convenience.

Features (%)
Colour Dark Red
Moisture Content 12% max
Total Ash 8-10% max
Impurities 0.5% max
Appearance          Whole and Cut and cleaned

We are able to ship worldwide in 20’ containers which take approximately 11-12 metric tonnes of product normally in 25kg bags.

We can provide our product for testing through local representatives or international agencies such as SGS and Bureau veritas