Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.
Dried fennel seeds are oval, greenish- or yellowish-brown in color, about 4/10 inch long by 1/10 inch wide, and resemble tiny watermelons. They emit an agreeable, warm, sweet odor, somewhat similar to that of anise. They even have a licorice taste! By far the most common use of fennel is in pizza sauces and toppings. Another important use for fennel is in Italian sausage. Fennel seeds are also used in specialty breads. Fennel seed is the dried fruit of an herb of the parsley family. It is native to Southern Europe and Asia Minor. Fennel has been used for centuries, most often as the plant itself. It was often hung over doorways to ward off evil spirits. Fennel was used in ancient Greece and Rome. In fact the English word 'marathon' is derived from the Greek word for fennel. A famous battle took place on a field of fennel, in which an athlete named Pheidippides ran 150 miles to Sparta to request help. Fennel has been known since antiquity and long been used as a condiment by the Chinese, Indians, and Egyptians. Ancient scholars considered the leaves of the fennel plant to have aphrodisiac qualities and to be a fortifier, a rejuvenator, and an aid to growing slim.
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Tinker, Streeter, ND February 21, 2014
“Came home today to find my order of fennel seed waiting on me! Ease of ordering, speedy shipping, and quality of product was impressive.”
Roger, Gainesville, Texas June 20, 2013
“Wow, what Great Service and Products from these bunch of Nuts. Thanks so much , you all are super. ”
AM, Seattle, WA May 24, 2013
“Great service and products, delivered with upbeat humor and whimsical aesthetic!
Thank you very much!”
Paula Armstrong , Newton, NC May 2, 2013
“Thank you ... Impressed with your great prices..will be ordering again .., ”
Diane, High Country, NC February 14, 2013
“My Italian mother-in-law was looking for fennel seeds to "cure" with her pork that she is drying. Found you and ordered on Tuesday... Inconceivable!!! Received on Thursday! FABULOUS service! You aren't just nuts!!! You may be run by them but not your commitment to perfection! Price is also incredible! We will definitely buy again!!! And not just for nuts!!! PS LOVE your box!!!”
Phil Bartone, Conneaut, Ohio January 31, 2013
“Thanks for the quick delivery! I am very satisfied with my purchase!!
Mary, L.I., NY December 5, 2012
“I've fallen in love with your caraway and fennel seeds! They smell so fresh compared to the bottled herbs in the foodstore. I love using them in my home-baked breads and sauces! ”
Joseph, Florida October 19, 2012
“Great Service,Great Product, GREAT price
Looking forward to doing more business
with a GREAT Company
Nuttin cud B FinerThanks Joseph”
Sue, Lincolnton, NC August 3, 2012
“Just arrived. Thanks for quick ship. Cannot wait to start consuming the fennel seeds. Is Dr. Oz correct? We will see. ”
Leonardo, suprise, az February 3, 2012
“great product Im ordering 3 more lbs.”
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mary, elmira, ny July 18, 2014
“I received my fennel seed today. It looks great. I am very happy with the product and how quickly it was delivered. I will be checking out your site again to see what other goodies you have.
Thanks so much,
Serving Size 28g (~1 oz.)
(Approx. 16.2 Servings/Pound)
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|Calories From Fat||35|
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. Refrigeration is not needed.
Country of Origin: India
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