Sumac, made from the crushed seeds of the sumac plant, is one of the most unique of Palestinian spices. It is used in traditional dishes from salad (Fattoush) to the main course (Musakhan), giving a fresh, citrusy flavor to dishes.

All Mawassem food products are produced using the highest standards, while maintaining the ancient traditions of Palestinian farming and food production. All of the products are all natural and produced by Palestinian women working in cooperatives in their local communities.