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 14th to 17th, 2023 at Nuremberg Germany. Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organizing a country pavilion at ‘BioFach 2023’ International food fair with the presence of Sri Lankan export companies
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.
The EDB proposes to organize a Sri Lanka pavilion at the Anuga fair to be held in Cologne, Germany from 07th to 11th October 2023.
EDB will be organizing Sri Lanka’s participation at Supply Side West, Las Vegas, USA from 23th to 27th October, 2023 to promote value added Sri Lankan food ingredients, flavours and nutraceutical products followed by B2B meeting with leading buyers for food ingredient and food seasoning industry.
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.