Bulk Poppy Seeds Blue
Ingredient Brothers Blue Poppy Seeds have that distinct nuttiness and subtle crunch that food manufacturers look for!
They are a key ingredient in the production of gourmet snack mixes, providing a distinct element that sets the product apart.
Incorporate Blue Poppy Seeds for a delicate crunch and a nutty, earthy flavor that adds a touch of sophistication to bread, pastries, and desserts.
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Papaver somniferum L
Czech Republic, Turkey and Australia
Ethnic and regional cuisines, salad mixes, bars and cereals
Production & Sourcing
Blue poppy seeds are the tiny, kidney-shaped seeds harvested from the opium poppy plant (Papaver somniferum). To obtain these seeds, the opium poppy plants are cultivated, and their seed pods are left to mature. When the pods ripen and dry, they are harvested, and the seeds are collected. The collected seeds are then cleaned to remove any plant debris or impurities.
- Baked Goods
- Dressings and Sauces
- Sauces and Gravies
- Ethnic and Regional Cuisines
- Nutritional Bars and Energy Bites
- Bars and Cereals
- Snacks – Savory
- Snacks – Sweet
- Salad Mixes
- Private Label
- Dietary Fiber Enrichment
- Plant-Based Protein
- Healthy Fats
- Flavor Enhancement
- Aromatic Ingredient
- Texture and Mouthfeel
Blue poppy seeds have a distinct nutty and slightly sweet flavor with earthy undertones. They contribute a unique taste to dishes.
The seeds are small, round, and have a smooth, hard texture. When ground or crushed, they release oils that add moisture to recipes.
Blue poppy seeds are slate-blue to navy in color, distinguishing them from white poppy seeds which are cream-colored
Blue poppy seeds are a good source of essential nutrients, including dietary fiber, protein, healthy fats, calcium, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus. They also contain trace amounts of various vitamins.
Blue poppy seeds are used for flavor, texture, and nutritional value. They are often ground to make poppy seed paste or incorporated whole into recipes.
Blue poppy seeds have a mild, pleasant aroma with nutty and earthy notes.
They add a delicate nutty crunch and subtly sweet flavor to dishes, creating a balanced sensory experience.
In baked goods and savory dishes, blue poppy seeds offer a textural contrast, especially when paired with softer ingredients.
Blue poppy seeds are commonly used in Central and Eastern European cuisines, particularly in dishes like poppy seed cake and bread. They also have a significant presence in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines.
While poppy seeds are generally safe for consumption, they can sometimes contain trace amounts of opiates due to their natural association with the opium poppy plant. However, these levels are typically very low and not considered harmful for consumption. It’s worth noting that some individuals may have allergies to poppy seeds, so caution is advised for those with known seed allergies. Additionally, due to their high oil content, poppy seeds can go rancid if not stored properly.
Uses in manufacturing
Blue Poppy Seeds are a popular inclusion in baked goods such as bread, rolls, muffins, cakes, and pastries. They add a unique nutty flavor, texture, and visual appeal to these products.
They are often used in confectionery items like cookies, biscuits, and cakes. Poppy seeds can be ground into a paste and incorporated into fillings or used as a decorative element on top.
Ground or crushed Blue Poppy Seeds can be used to create flavorful sauces, dressings, or marinades for savory dishes. The seeds release oils when ground, enhancing the overall taste and texture.
Blue Poppy Seeds are a common ingredient in Indian cuisine, especially in dishes like gravies, curries, and desserts. They are often ground and used to thicken and flavor various recipes.
They are utilized in dishes like pastries, desserts, and salads in Middle Eastern cooking, adding a distinctive flavor and texture.
Particularly in Central and Eastern Europe, Blue Poppy Seeds are used in traditional recipes such as poppy seed cake, rolls, and strudels.
Food manufacturers often incorporate Blue Poppy Seeds into nutrition bars, snack mixes, and energy bars to provide a crunchy texture and enhance the overall flavor profile.
In Asian cuisines, poppy seeds are used in various ways, including in desserts, curries, and as a topping for bread and rolls.
Ground Blue Poppy Seeds can be combined with other ingredients to create flavorful dips and spreads, adding both taste and texture.
They can be sprinkled on top of salads to add a crunchy texture and a nutty flavor.
Main producing countries and Harvest time
Czech Republic, Turkey and Australia are among the world’s top producers of poppy seeds.
The general harvest season for poppy seeds typically falls between late spring and early summer, which can vary depending on the specific region and climate. In many parts of the world, poppy seeds are harvested when the opium poppy plants (Papaver somniferum) have matured and the seed pods have dried out. This usually occurs about 3 to 4 months after the plants have been sown.
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