Pepper is crowned as king of spices. It is one of the initial spices which were discovered by human. It is highly grown in tropical countries like Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan Pepper is rich in piperine content (8% - 10%)
Products of Pepper
Cinnamon is one of the best spices in the world. It helps prevent heart diseases, reduces blood sugar levels, stimulates brain functions and gives many more advantages to the consumer. Sri Lanka has been retaining its uniqueness in cinnamon by producing cinnamon quill. It has been identified that only Sri Lanka produces true cinnamon in the world while other cinnamon causes cancer.
Products of Cinnamon
It has been discovered that Sri Lankan Clove is richer in oil than other clove growing countries in the world. The important criteria of cloves are the odor, flavor and oil contents.
Products of Cloves
Cardamom is well known as queen of spices. Both the seeds and the pod of cardamom give a pleasant aroma and flavor.
Products of Cardamom
Nutmeg and Mace
Nutmeg and maze are two unique spices derived from the same plant. The nutmeg is sweet and whereas the maze is strong and tart.
Products of Nutmeg and Mace
Vanilla is used as a flavor ingredient in confectionary industry and also in perfume and pharmaceutical industries.