Our Cinnamon

Cinnamon has an astonishing history in traditional medicine and one of the most important spices used daily by people all over the world. It was mostly used as a medicine for digestive issues and is believed that it has rich source of nutrients and antioxidants. As a result, it finds application in a host of industries, including food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. Cinnamon is believed to have a component that helps in losing the weight. Therefore, Cinnamon Tea has become a necessity amongst the millennials in their day-to-day life.

The use of Cinnamon in different continents has increased due to its sweet and spicy taste which has led it to become a main ingredient in most savory and sweet dishes worldwide. Additionally, the demand for the dishes that includes cinnamon as the main component such as cinnamon rolls, cinnamon buns, cinnamon ice-cream, cinnamon cake, etc. has been increased in the most European countries as well as in the other parts of the world.

Why Ceylon Cinnamon?

Ceylon cinnamon is native to Sri Lanka where it has been grown and produced in Sri Lanka for generations. The lavishing fragrance, sweet taste and the light brown quills are the extraordinary qualities of Ceylon cinnamon. Therefore, Ceylon Cinnamon is also recognized as “TRUE CINNAMON”.

Further, Ceylon Cinnamon has been registered as a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) at EU level by the European Commission in 2022 February. Sri Lanka is the world’s largest producer and exporter of true cinnamon accounting for 80% of the global market share. Although there are many varieties of cinnamon, Ceylon Cinnamon is pure and considered superior due to its delicate taste and properties that contribute to many health benefits.Therefore the Ceylon Cinnamon is relatively expensive compared to other cinnamon types in the global market.

Occasionally Ceylon Cinnamon can be confused with Cassia Cinnamon which is grown in other Asian countries such as China, Indonesia and Vietnam. It can be differentiated by the color of it which is darker, thicker and rougher than Ceylon cinnamon. Also, it tastes spicier than Ceylon cinnamon and the cost of it is lower than the true cinnamon.