Ceylon Cinnamon History

Ceylon Cinnamon History

Here we will discuss the evolution of Ceylon cinnamon from ancient times to colonial plantations to the current state of the industry. Ancient Times Ceylon cinnamon has been used for hundreds of years, if not centuries. Earlier, it was used in the middle east for health problems. Ancients Egyptians used it as a logo, and … Read more

Types of Cinnamon: Ceylon (true) & Cassia

Types of Cinnamon Ceylon (true) & Cassia (1)

The four main types of cinnamon; Ceylon (aka true or real), Cassia, Saigon (Indonesian), and Korintje Cinnamon, are identified by color, taste, aroma, and appearance. Cassia, Indonesian, and Korintje Cinnamon are classified under the Cassia Cinnamon category because they are very similar, with only slight differences in color, taste, shape, and Coumarin content. CEYLON CINNAMON … Read more

Health Benefits Of Ceylon vs Cassia Cinnamon

Ceylon cinnamon, which comes from Sri Lanka, is very difficult to find and rather expensive, and most commonly found in specialty gourmet stores or upscale food markets. Most cinnamon sold is the cassia variety, which is often labeled as Chinese cinnamon. A 2012 article published in “Diabetic Medicine” uncovered beneficial effects on diabetic complications, with … Read more

AntModity becomes the first company to receive Korean Organic Certificate for Ceylon Cinnamon

Korea Organic

AntModity Lanka becomes the first company in Sri Lanka to receive the CCOF Korea for Ceylon Cinnamon.  Since 2018, AntModity has been the largest exporter of Ceylon Cinnamon to the S Korea market. With this organic certificate, AntModity Korea will able to further strengthen the commitment to supply high-quality Ceylon cinnamon and products to our … Read more

Why is Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Cinnamon Industry in Jeopardy?

Ceylon Cinnamon Industry

Ceylon cinnamon or true cinnamon represents the best of cinnamon that the earth can offer. It’s ultra-low coumarin, fragile stick, and sweeter taste are some of the traits of this iconic spice. Other cinnamon types include Cassia, Saigon, Korintje, Chinese, and Malabar, but these are very different from Ceylon Cinnamon which requires more extensive, skilled … Read more