Ceylon Spices are not just an indulgence to your senses. Global research has revealed that Ceylon Spices offer many health benefits as well. ‘Ceylon’ came to be synonymous with exquisite quality that is impossible to replicate anywhere else but on the soil of our Island. We are committed to bringing authentic Ceylon Spices and spicy beverages into your home directly from the plantations of origin.
Cinnamon is known as one of the first traded and most popular spices from the ancient world. It belongs to the family Lauraceae and there are more than 250 species and sub species. The expensive and rare cinnamon variety is known as “Ceylon cinnamon” which is native to Sri Lanka. Due to unique chemical properties over other varieties, Ceylon variety has high reputation and demand in the world.
Green cardamom is the dried fruit (capsules) of Elettaria cardamom tree which belongs to the family Zingiberaceae.
Lanka green cardamom is important due to its distinct sharp flavor and a stirring aroma. With application of traditional cultivation skills and processing technics in spice-based crops, Sri Lanka produces high quality green cardamom to the market with unique qualities.
Prized for its distinct flavour and aroma, and also for its medicinal qualities, cloves are the immature buds of the evergreen tree Syzygium aromaticum , also known as Eugenia caryophyllus of the Myrtaceae family. A fully grown clove tree is about 15-20 metres tall and has smooth grey bark. Ceylon Clove is notably richer in oil than the clove varieties produced elsewhere in the world.
Hailed as the king of spices, pepper, the most consumed spice in the world, is taken from the berries (or from ‘drupes’ to use its exact botanical name) of the plant Piper nigrum which is native to the Malabar Coast in the Indian state of Kerala. Sri Lanka produces and exports black pepper but Sri Lankan black pepper suppliers satisfy only 2% of the global demand for pepper.
Nutmeg and Mace are two separate spices derived from the fruit of tree Myristica fragrans of the family Myristicaceae. Myristica fragrans is, in fact, the only tree in the world that produces two separate spices. The fruit contains a hard pit, which is a nutmeg, while the lacy red membrane which surrounds it is called mace. Nutmeg,
One of the most popular herbs around the world, Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is an intricate part of Sri Lanka cuisine and traditional medicine. Aromatic, pungent and hot with hints of sweetness and zest, ginger grown in Sri Lanka belongs to three varieties;