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.
We are a family owned enterprise owing our legacy to Mr. G. P. De Silva who founded the company 65 years ago in 1955. Today, we are a third generation business who has taken Ceylon Cinnamon and Ceylon spices to higher standards reaching customers around the world. We are experts in the global spice market exporting our spices to Europe, South America, Central America, North America, Australia, South Africa, India, and the Middle East.
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.
SDS Spices grows and exports all spices unique to the isle of Sri Lanka. Founded in 2002 backed by the founder's profound knowledge of spices, this fledgling company in a short period of time has grown rapidly to one of the largest exporters of Cinnamon in Sri Lanka. This has been achieved by the company's management, vigilantly striving to achieve total quality and thereby building a solid reputation amongst its varied customer base.
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.
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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.