Originally from India, Jasmine grandiflorum was the star of Grasse and then returned to its original birthplace in the 70’s. Today, Egypt is the world leader of Jasmine (grandiflorum) extracts products, with India being very close. In Egypt, Firmenich #NaturalsTogether partner relies on its own plantation for flowers production. All Jasmine fields are located in the Nile delta where exceptionally rich soils allow record flower yields in the fields. Jasmine is also grown by hundreds of small farmers bringing an important income in the overall variety of their crops. Firmenich #NaturalsTogether partner has implemented a social politic very elaborate and perfectly adapted to the country tradition, including the awarding of scholarships for the most deserving children of the Jasmine farmers families.
Benefits in use
Jasmine abs pairs very well with berry flavors, especially strawberry. It can also be used as such to flavor premium teas, or as a part of tea flavors.