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Crop wild relatives

Plant in focus: Caraway (Carum carvi L.)

Carum carvi is used in a number of different ways worldwide depending on region. In the Nordic countries it is a well-known spice for example in bread and cheese. It is also used in different dishes with cabbage as sauerkraut and cabbage soup. Another typical products including caraway is Scandinavian Akvavit, including Icelandic Brennvin, and several liqueurs ...