most important spice exporting nation
US $370.30 million
export revenue in 2022
2022 annual export volume
The World’s Leading Fair for Organic Food will be held from February 13th to 16th, 2024 at Nuremberg Germany. Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organizing a country pavilion at ‘BioFach 2024’ International food fair with the presence of Sri Lankan export companies
The EDB will be organizing Sri Lanka’s participation at GULFOOD 2024 Exhibition scheduled to be held from 19th - 23rd February 2024 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 125 countries.
EDB in collaboration with Sri Lanka Consulate General in Los Angeles is organizing Sri Lanka pavilion at Natural Product Expo West 2024 from 12th to 16th March 2024 in Anaheim, California, USA with the objective of promoting Sri Lanka’s value-added Food & Beverage and Natural & Health products in the USA market.
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organizing Sri Lanka Pavillion at the International Food & Drink Event to be held from 25th to 27th March 2024 in London, U.K.
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.