Also known in Sudan as Karkade, hibiscus flower grown in considered one of the best among the world. Most of the hibiscus farming takes place in Kordofan and Darfur. There are three types of hibiscus available which are dry flower, sifting and powder.
MAIN APPLICATION FOR HIBISCUS:
- Food coloring
- The young leaves are sometimes used as a spinach substitute
- In East Africa it is taken to relieve coughs
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS OF SUDANESE HIBISCUS:
Item Description Color Red Moisture 8% Max Broken 30% Max Ash 10% Max Protein Content 5% Max Extraction 70% PH 2.7
Packed in 20 - 22 Kg PP bags.
Hibiscus flower 6 MTexported in 20 ft containers.
Hibiscus flower 12 MT exported in 40 ft containers.