The Spice Trade

Industry insider knowledge, and usage tips on spices and other ingredients

10 Health Benefits of Cloves


Cloves might look innocent, but they are an ancient spice with medicinal properties documented in both traditional home remedies and modern scientific literature. We realised this many decades ago in India, as many of our industry customers bought cloves for toothpaste, and advertised them as the key ingredient inside. As most home remedies and such are viewed with skepticism, we’ve compiled a list with scientific sources to back up the claims, to bring what was once exclusively Ayurvedic beliefs into the modern world. Based on this new knowledge, it’s no wonder that so many cosmetic products use the ingredient as … keep reading



Incessant rains at origin adversely affect Cassia Crop – delaying arrivals, spoiling quality, and increasing prices. We expect markets to stabilize in a few months, in the meantime, we are gradually buying new season crop. Today’s prices Cassia Cinnamon Sticks: 50G (1.8 OZ) PRICE: USD 12 100G (3.5 OZ) PRICE: USD 16 200G (7.1 OZ) PRICE: USD 24 Cassia: 50G (1.8 OZ) PRICE: USD 7 100G (3.5 OZ) PRICE: USD 10 200G (7.1 OZ) PRICE: USD 16 300G (10.6 OZ) PRICE: USD 21