Bay Leaves

Regency Bay leaves are full flavoured bay laurels available to order in a variety of specifications to suit your preference, ranging from fine powders and FAQ, to hand selected 95% whole laurels. Bay leaves are used all over the world in cooking, as their flavour and fragrance are unmatched: from bouquets garni in fine dining to soups, curries, stews and all manner of savoury dishes.

Handpicked Bay Leaves

Specifications:

  • Appearance: Green / Brown based on type ordered
  • Normal smell and taste
  • New crop
  • Grade A
  • Free from mould, extraneous odours and flavours.
  • Free from living insects, mites and weevilled.
  • Practically free from dead insects.
  • Moisture max. 8%
  • Volatile oil max. 1%
  • Ash max. 5%
  • Acid insoluble ash: 0.5%
  • FAQ:
    • Whole leaves: Min. 30%
    • Slightly damaged leaves: Max. 50%
    • Broken leaves: Max. 15%
    • Branch stems: Max. 5%
  • Semi Selected (Standard):
    • Whole leaves: Min. 35%
    • Slightly damaged leaves: Max. 50%
    • Broken leaves: Max. 10%
    • Branch stems: Max. 3%
  • Semi Selected (Extra):
    • Whole leaves: Min. 45%
    • Slightly damaged leaves: Max. 40%
    • Broken leaves: Max. 5%
    • Brown leaves, holes & spots: Max. 5%
    • Branch stems: Max. 3%
  • Hand Semi Selected:
    • Whole leaves: Min. 60%
    • Slightly damaged leaves: Max. 30%
    • Broken leaves: Max. 5%
    • Brown leaves, holes & spots: Max. 5%
    • Branch stems: Max. 1%
  • Hand Selected:
    • Whole leaves: Min. 95%
    • Slightly damaged leaves: Max. 4%
    • Broken leaves: Max. 1%
    • Brown leaves, holes & spots: Max. 3%
    • Branch stems: Max. 0.5%
  • Cut:
    • Broken leaves: 100%
    • Branch stems: Max. 5%
  • Fine Powder:
    • Branch stems: Max. 1%

Regency Bay Leaves are available to order as:

FAQ / Semi Selected (Standard) 50kg/bale
Semi Selected (Extra) / Hand Semi Selected / Hand Selected 10kg/boxes
20kg/boxes
Cut / Fine Powder 10kg/boxes