Class 0165 - Spice and aromatic crops, raw of Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 2.1 . This class includes spices, i.e. plants which in one of their components (rhizome, bark, fruits, berries, seeds, etc.) contain strongly flavoured and aromatic substances. For that reason they are used mainly as condiments, but have also applications in cosmetic and medicinal preparations. Most of these plants are perennial.

The class includes these subclasses:

01651 Pepper (Piper spp.), raw

This subclass is defined through the following headings/subheadings of the HS 2007: 0904.11.

01652 Chillies and peppers, dry (Capsicum spp., Pimenta spp.), raw

This subclass includes:

  • raw, dried fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum
    • capsicum, sweet pepper
    • chilli pepper
    • cultivars of Capsicum annuum
    • cayenne pepper
    • jalapeno pepper
    • anaheim pepper
    • paprika, bell pepper
    • ancho pepper
    • pimento
  • raw, dried fruits of plants of the genus Pimenta
    • allspice, Jamaica pepper Pimenta dioica

This subclass does not include:

01653 Nutmeg, mace, cardamoms, raw

This subclass includes:

  • nutmeg from true nutmeg tree, Myristica fragrans, and many "pseudo nutmegs", as nutmeg or

mace, raw

  • cardamoms, Elettaria cardamomum, and several "false cardamoms", from species of Amomum

and Aframomum, raw

This subclass does not include:

  • processed nutmeg, mace or cardamoms, cf. 23923

01654 Anise, badian, coriander, cumin, caraway, fennel and juniper berries, raw

This subclass includes:

  • aniseed, Pimpinella anisum, raw
  • star anise (badian) or Chinese star anise, Illicium verum, raw
  • fennel, Foeniculum vulgare, raw (when used as spice)
  • coriander (cilantro), Coriandrum sativum, raw
  • cumin, Cuminum cyminum, raw
  • caraway seeds, Carum carvi, raw
  • juniper berries, Juniperus communis, raw

This subclass does not include:

01655 Cinnamon and cinnamon-tree flowers, raw

This subclass is defined through the following headings/subheadings of the HS 2007: 0906.11, .19.

01656 Cloves (whole stems), raw

This subclass includes:

  • cloves, i.e. fruits of evergreen trees Syzygium aromaticum, Eugenia caryophyllata, cariophillus

aromaticus, raw

This subclass does not include:

  • processed cloves, cf. 23926

01657 Ginger, raw

This subclass includes:

  • ginger, Zingiber officinalie

This subclass does not include:

  • processed ginger, including scraped ginger and ginger in brine, cf. 23927

01658 Vanilla, raw

This subclass includes:

  • vanilla, Vanilla planifolia and V. fragrans, raw

This subclass does not include:

  • processed vanilla, cf. 23928

01659 Hop cones

This subclass is defined through the following headings/subheadings of the HS 2007: 1210.


Product of: #isic0128 - Growing of spices, aromatic, drug and pharmaceutical crops
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