Moisture Content (% by weight)
As per Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Regulations, moisture content in coriander powder should not be more than 9.0 per cent by weight. Less moisture means more shelf life for the food product and hence lower is better.
requirement. per cent), which, as already stated, is beneficial for consumers. MDH (6.8 per cent) had the maximum moisture content.
The characteristic aromatic flavour of coriander comes from their essential volatile oils and fatty acids. As per FSS Regulations, volatile oil content on dryweight basis shall not be less than 0.09 per cent by volume/weight in coriander powder. So, higher is better for consumers. legal limit in all brands.