Ceylon Spices

Sri Lanka is well known all over the world for its rare and high quality spices and herbs. Since long ago in ancient times, it has maintained a great relationship with Greeks, Romans, Arabs and with many other nations in the spice trade which has been the biggest trade in the world.

About Spices by Ceylon

“Spices by Ceylon” is a sub-brand managed by a group of companies who also own Freight Forwarding, Inbound & Outbound tourism businesses in Sri Lanka.  Providing consistently a high level of service to our clients will always be our objective and we have proven it throughout the years.

History of Spices

There is a story behind the early invention of spices unintentionally by hunters. They have gathered meat and wrapped them up in the leaves of bushes in the forest accidentally discovering that this movement has enhanced the taste of the meat. They kept observing certain plants as nuts, seeds, fruits, roots and husks…

Spices and Coconut Products for Export from Sri Lanka

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon

First and the leading trade spice of the ancient world. Sri Lanka is the largest producer & exporter of true Cinnamon which is the real variety apart from others.

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Cloves

Cloves

Cloves are dried flower buds which can be used for many purposes as a raw material, powder or as oil. Mainly as a cooking ingredient, food production, .....

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Cardamom

Cardamom

Commonly known as the queen of spices. It is listed as the 03rd world’s most expensive spices behind vanilla and saffron. Cardamom is used as a cooking ingredient ...

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Pepper

Pepper

Known as the king of spice in the trade and it is a readily available in any household. A basic spice in the world before the introduction of chilies. It is believed that this ......

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Chili

Chili

Chili is used as a traditional cooking ingredient for uncounted centuries. Green chili is the raw material and the dried red chilies can be used as a whole, or they can be turned ....

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Turmeric

Turmeric

Closely related to the ginger family turmeric derived from the rhizome of the plant. Dried and transformed in to powder form. This powder is added to food mainly ...

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Nutmeg & Mace

Nutmeg & Mace

Nutmeg is a tree yields two spices. The dark colored nutmeg seed and the bright red mace that covers it. Both can add flavor to all sorts of food mostly to cakes and many other ...

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Coconut Desiccated

Coconut Desiccated

Coconut is a major plantation crops in Sri Lanka which is approximately 12% of all agricultural production in the country. A range of top quality coconut based products ....

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Virgin Coconut Oil

Virgin Coconut Oil

Virgin coconut oil is being extracted from pure natural coconut meat that is pounded and dried by maintaining a temperature less than 40 degrees Celsius. This process is ....