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Little taste of licorice, lots of uses.

Fennel Seed
(foeniculum vulgare)
Fennel Seed, Whole

All parts of the fennel plant can be eaten, but it’s the seeds that generate the most culinary interest, thanks to their warm, anise-like aroma and fresh, slightly sweet flavor.

Indigenous to Southern Europe, fennel is now cultivated in almost every temperate climate on earth. We source our Spice Islands® whole fennel from India, where the seeds have a greenish-yellow color indicative of high quality.

Fun Fact: Fennel is one of the oldest cultivated plants. It was eaten as a vegetable by the Romans and used as a digestive aid by the Chinese. Today, fennel water is used in India to treat babies with colic.

Our Fennel Seed is only fennel seed. Spice Islands® spices and herbs don’t contain added sugar, fillers or other ingredients so you get the most authentic flavor every time.

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