Rosemary is unique plant and herb with fashionable name. For example, rosemary comes from Lamiaceaemint family. Pretty awesome how it sounds is not it! It is native to Mediterranean and North Africa. Do you know where the name comes from? It is not exactly from Rose and Mary, the name is from Latin ros and marinus which is meaning dew of the sea since its origin from coastal places.
Rosemary is evergreen herb, needle like leaves, white purple pink or blue flowers. In England few centuries ago, brides would give Rosemary flowers to bridegroom. Rosemary in England is used for medicinal and culinary purposes, in decorations and gift of weddings.
- 🌿 Some Rosemary can grow 5 feet.
- 🌿 It is good resource of vitamins.
- 🌿 Rosemary has been named the Herb of The Year 2000 by the International Herb Association.
- 🌿 Rosemary can be used to get whitish honey.
In ancient tradition this herb showed kindness. In recent times, Rosemary has been named the Herb of The Year 2000 by the International Herb Association.
Rosemary consists of vitamins, minerals, acids, essential oil.
Vitamins: B, C, PP, A.
Minerals: calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, cupper, iron.
Rosemary is used as a spice. Fresh or dried leaves are used in Mediterranean culinary for example for roast lamb, chicken, turkey, used for barbecue. From rosemary leaves, tasty tea is made. Drinking the tea is helpful for health. People add this herb to soup, tomato sauces.
There are markets for rosemary oil too. Rosemary extracts market is more than $200 million. In 2020, the rosemary market was worth more than $250 million. Rosemary extract market includes Carnosic Acid, Rosemarinic Acid, Essential Oil. By 2026, it is expected it will be some $350 million and that is more than half increase in just about half a decade.
About third of rosemary extract market is in North America. It includes rosmarinic acid, ursolic acid and carnosic acid. Rosemary oil is produced in countries as Spain, across Mediterranean coast from Europe to Africa. Check out more views of Rosemary across the world in our video on YouTube below.
The nutrition value of the product has increased demand. The rise in demand for organic products also helped rosemary sales. The top global companies that are in the market get about almost half of all sales in world. They include Frutarom, Kalsec, Naturex ,Danisco(DuPont) and Kemin. From households chemicals to food and pharmaceutical Rosemary use is very wide. Some companies in the industry include Naturalin Bio-Resources Co., Ltd, Kalsec Inc., FLAVEX Naturextrakte, Changsha E.K HERB Co., Ltd., Hainan Super Biotech Co.,Frutarom Industries Ltd., Ltd., Kemin Industries, Geneham Pharmaceutical, Danisco A/S and others.
Rosemary plant sales have different prices. One of the popular Rosemary products, for example, is to buy fresh cut Rosemary herb. In United States, a price per pound of rosemary can be more than $10.