Discover the flavour that launched a thousand ships. Sri Lanka is the only source for true Ceylon Cinnamon and our terroir has greatly influenced the flavour of all the Ceylon Spices, making them a distinct ingredient of flavour and fragrance.
Sri Lanka, the only supplier of true cinnamon to the world, had been a global destination for the finest quality spices since time immemorial. Global superpowers in the 15th Century waged war over trading rights for Ceylon Cinnamon and Pepper, making Ceylon Spices, the flavour that launched a thousand ships. Today, Sri Lanka is a leading exporter of Ceylon Cinnamon, Ceylon Pepper, Ceylon Cloves, Ceylon Nutmeg and Ceylon Cardamom, all branded under the geographical indication of Ceylon Spices due to their unique aroma and flavour shaped by the terroir of the country. In addition, spice manufacturers in Sri Lanka also supply a range of essential oils and oleoresins derived from the spices grown in Sri Lanka.
Samagi Spice Exports (Pvt) Ltd has its own Cinnamon & Other Spices collection centres and maintain high quality yield. The Managing Director Mr B A J C Abeyrathna is personally involved in the cinnamon selecting process to ensure that only the best is delivered to the word wide clientele. Meeting the current global demand in areas of both-food and medicinal requirements, our own immaculately managed state-of-the-art cinnamon processing and packaging factory ensure high turnover of cinnamon, meeting our clients’ needs. Stringent Quality control is maintained throughout the production process, keeping in mind, the final human consumption of products. We employ skilled and experienced work force in both traditional and latest technical processing methods. Knowledge and skill passed down through generations are employed in preserving the true, pure; Ceylon Cinnamon Production.
We are a well-established cinnamon manufacturing, processing and exporting organization in Sri Lanka and the company is located in Karandeniya electoral area of Galle District.
It was incorporated by Mr. Shelton Jayathunga in 1980. We started operations in 1980 collecting cinnamon from several local suppliers and started export operations in 2010. Due to high level of commitment by the company, our operations have proved a success providing the best quality cinnamon products all over the world. We have established a separate plantation exclusively for export markets. Currently, New Lanka Cinnamon Private Limited (NLC) has an export capacity of 1,000 metric tons per year all over the world. Due to this successful operation capacity, we have become one of the leading cinnamon exporters in Sri Lanka.
With more than 100 employees providing their contribution we have achieved several standards certificates such as GMP, ISO 22000 certificate for Food Safety Management Systems
Since commencement of operations in 1979, our passion and philosophy has helped us to provide an unrivalled range of products and services that are innovative yet affordable. Our personal touch and attention to each transaction adds true value that brings about a positive impact on our customer’s growth and prosperity. We understand that each customer has a unique requirement. Our dynamic team of professionals with extensive experience, in-depth knowledge and strong understanding of the various applications across business domains enable us to efficiently serve every diverse requirement we come across. Today, we are one of the largest producers of spice extracts, essential oils and natural food colours in the world. With a product portfolio ranging from oleoresins, essential oils, natural food colours, specialty extracts, micro- encapsulated products, whole and ground sterilised spices, we supply more than 500 products to over 80 countries worldwide.
HDDES GROUP is a set of companies that revolve in corporate environment with hierarchy driven by family within the tropical paradise of Sri Lanka from 1982 with great distinction of being one of the few companies that manufactures and exports Organic and Conventional Essential oils, Oleoresins, Floral Extracts, spices by promoting Sri Lankan true identify to the world with braking the barriers of traditional mindset to achieve the business goals in areas such as flavor and fragrance Houses, Pharmaceutical Companies, Food and beverages industry and Aromatherapy industry.
Exporter and manufacture of Cinnamon quills,Cut cinnamon,Cinnamon quillings,Cinnamon powder,Cinnamon leaf oil,Cinnamon bark oil,Citronella oil,Black pepper,cloves,Garcinia Rings and other local produce.
Having seen humble beginnings in 1985, Rathna Producers Cinnamon Exports (Pvt) Ltd., is one of the largest exporter of Cinnamon in Sri Lanka and is considered to be one of the major foreign exchange earners to the country. The company is now an internationally recognised exporter approved by the Board of Investments in Sri Lanka. In recognition of quality assurance in its manufacturing process, the ISO 22000:2005 standards certification for Plantation Management, Harvesting, Processing, Packaging and sale of Cinnamon was awarded to the company in the year 2008.
Expo Cement is subsidiary of Lanka Commodity Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd which is a leading commodity trading company in Sri Lanka. Established in 1990, the company aimed to import, export and trade high quality commodities. Lanka Commodity Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd entered into the cement market in 1994... The company entered the cement market by importing bagged cement from India and Dubai and distributing in the local market. Following the Pakistan and Indian Free Trade Agreement in 2008 the company was able to import high quality SLSI 107: 2008 Certified Cement into the country from ISO Certified Companies. The Free Trade Agreement allowed Expo Cement to obtain high quality cement and offer it to the market at a lower cost. In 2010 an agreement was signed between Attock Cement Pakistan Ltd and Indian Cement Ltd and Lanka Commodity Holdings Sri Lanka... Lanka Commodity Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd. has been trading its own "Expo" brand cement for close to two decades since 1994 fulfilling all the international and national requirements. Expo Cement also trades cement under the brand name "Falcon brand Cement" which is also backed by the Lanka Commodity Holdings Group, hence, customers will have a peace of mind about quality and satisfaction. We go by our motto which is: Built to last!
The company was founded in 1955 by Garumuni Peter De Silva. He came from a small town named Balapitiya in Sri Lanka. In the early 1950’s he sold cinnamon out of a wooden cart and grew it to a sizable local business.
We are Joint Agri Products Ceylon (PVT) Ltd, located in Delgoda which is 20 kms away from the capital of Sri Lanka. Pioneers in the spices industry with more than 30 years of wide knowledge and experience got together and established Joint Agri products Ceylon in the year 2013 with the objective of catering high quality spices to the European market which are naturally grown in Sri Lanka using modern European processing technology.
Our company has obtained highest food safety Standards in the industry such as FSSC 22000 and for organic we are certified for Demeter, EU organic, NOP/USDA, Fairtrade, Naturland, Bio Suisse, Kosher and Halal standards. We are specialized in processing and exporting high quality Organic Spices and allied products to the European and Northern American countries where quality, sustainability and fair business practices matters. During past years we have been able to build up a strong name in the trade as high-quality exporters from origin.
Our main clients are based in USA, Canada and in European countries such as Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom and in Japan which have the highest food regulations. We work as the premier partner with the largest organic producing farmer base in Sri Lanka, Small Organic Farmers Association (SOFA) with over 4000+ farmer families. We have own drying facilities and dedicated processing machinery to convert farm gate quality spices into high quality end products.
The EDB will be organizing Sri Lanka’s participation at GULFOOD 2023 Exhibition scheduled to be held from 20th - 24th February 2023 at the World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. GULFOOD is one of the largest Food & Beverage Exhibitions in the world which connects around 5,000 exhibitors and more than 100,000 visitors from over 200 countries.
Cinnamon was one of the first traded spices of the ancient world. Cinnamon was a popular spice in the ancient Arab world and Arab traders have paved the way for Cinnamon to travel a long distance through the spice route to the Europen market. Cinnamon has motivated many historical voyages leading to discovery of New World by Christopher Columbus and Vasco De Gamma to Sri Lanka & South India...
Ceylon Cinnamon is known to offer plenty of health benefits, including the following.
Diabetes. Recent studies have found that cinnamon may help control blood sugar levels. In 2003, for example, Diabetes Care found that people with type 2 diabetes who took 1, 3, or 6 grams of cinnamon reduced their fasting blood glucose levels by 18–29 percent, and also reduced triglycerides by 23–30 percent. It also reduced LDL cholesterol by 7–27 percent, and total cholesterol by 12–26 percent.
Sri Lanka is well known for the variety and quality of spices it provides. From Ceylon Cinnamon to cardamom, pepper, cloves, nutmeg, and various others, the spice exports of Sri Lanka are at an all-time high.