Cumin is the Dried Seed of the Herb Cuminum Cyminum, a member of the Parsley family. The main Producer and Consumer of Cumin Seed is India. It Produces 80% of the World Supply and Consumes 90% of that “which means that India consumes 73% of the world’s Cumin Seed”. Other Producers are Syria (7%), Iran (4%), and Turkey (3%). The remaining 6% comes from other countries. In total, around 400,000 Metric Tons of Cumin Seed per year is produced worldwide.