The Ceylon Cinnamon or true Cinnamon, is the dried bark of Cinnamomum Zeylanicum, belongs to the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to Sri Lanka. Cinnamomum Zeylanicum is an evergreen perennial plant with spirally arranged, broad laminated dark green leaves.
Cinnamon is the spice derived from the inner bark of a tropical evergreen tree. Peeled dried in the shade and the bark curls into long quills as it dries. The quills are cut and available as Cinnamon sticks, Cinnamon powder , and Essential Oil.
The following range of spices are specially selected, graded, packed and marketed in retail /gift packs for direct users, distributors, super markets
Under "ICT" brand or private labels.
Cinnamon, Cloves, Black Pepper, White Pepper, Nut Meg, Mace.
Clove (Eugenia Caryophyllus) of commerce is the dried, fully grown but still unopened flower buds of the evergreen tree Eugenia caryophyllus of the family Myrtaceae. Clove oil obtained by the distillation of flower buds and inflorescence branches left after the buds have been removed.
Cloves (Eugenia Caryophyllus) consist of flower buds of the plant. The buds are picked by hand, and dried before being added to herbal and cooking preparation. The oil content odor content odor and flavor makes it an important ingredient in the food and essential oil industry.
Nutmeg & Mace (Mysristica fragrans) are derived from the same plant but are treated as two separate spices and widely used in the Food and Essential oil industry.
Pepper (Piper nigrum Linn.) popularly known as the “King of spice” and it accounts for a large percentage in the international spice trade. It is the widely used spice all over the world. Black Pepper of commerce is the mature dried berries of the perennial evergreen climbing vine, Piper nigrum.
Black Pepper (Piper nigrum Linn.) grown in Sri Lanka has a high aromatic flavour due to the presence of high Piperine in comparison to other origins. Has a high demand for the Essential oil and Oleoresin industry and is used in the Food and Pharmaceuticalindustry as well.
White Pepper is manufactured by further maturing and processing of Pepper.
The curry leaves (Murraya koenigii) is a tropical to sub-tropical tree in the family Rutaceae, which is native to India and Sri Lanka. Its leaves are used in many herbal preparations and also as a common leafy spice during cooking.
Hemidesmus indicus is a plant that is found in South Asia a slender, laticiferous, twining, semi-erect shrub. Used as a beverage in traditional medicine. Studies have proven its anti diabetic effect.
Ginger (Zingerber officinale) a perennial herb having a fibrous rhizome. Research show that ginger extract might control the quantity of free ^ radicals.
Beli (Aegle marmelos L.) Dried flowers and fruits are used for the preparation of a beverage and it is suitable for dysentery and diarrhea.