What is Nutmeg?

Nutmeg is a spice that comes from the seed of the nutmeg tree. It is used to flavor a variety of beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic.

Nutmeg is often used ground or grated fresh for its distinctive aroma and flavor. It’s also a common ingredient in spice blends like pumpkin pie spice and garam masala.

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Nutmeg Distributor & Supplier Information

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Information About Nutmeg

Nutmeg is used to elevate the flavors in food and beverage applications. It compliments both meat-based and vegetarian products, enhancing the richness of gravies, sauces, and stews. The warm and slightly sweet notes compliment soups, medleys, condiments, and baked goods like pies, custards, cookies, cakes, and more. Nutmeg is commonly used in spiced teas, hot chocolates, coffee, and mulled wines. It works in harmony with other spices like cinnamon, cloves, and ginger.

Nutmeg is derived from the seeds of the Myristica fragrans tree. They are harvested, dried, and ground into a powder. This powder is used in food and beverage applications to impart a earthy warm flavor.

Appearance: Fine powder with a light to dark brown color – free from lumps.

Aroma/Flavor: Ground nutmeg has a strong, warm, and aromatic fragrance. Its flavor is characterized by a combination of sweet, spicy, and slightly woody.

Solubility: Insoluble in water.

About AIFI - A Nutmeg Supplier & Distributor

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading nutmeg supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of spices distributed to manufacturers and processors in the food, beverage, pet food, health and nutrition sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality spices at competitive prices.