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Cinnamon is the dried bark of various laurel trees in the Cinnamomum family, with "True Cinnamon" being the dried inner stem bark of Cinnamomum Verum. Cinnamon is naturally grown in the forests of the Western Ghats and is also cultivated in Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. It's one of the more common trees used for cinnamon production, including cassia. Cinnamon has a sweet taste and a woody fragrance and is available in both ground and stick forms. The export of cinnamon from India is on the rise, contributing significantly to revenue for exporters.


Global Market Demand

Cinnamon's sweet-spicy flavor enhances the taste of various foods, including vegetables, fruits, and chocolate-based desserts and drinks. It is used extensively in flavoring confectionery, liquors, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. Additionally, cinnamon is believed to aid diabetics in sugar digestion. Due to its diverse uses, cinnamon imports from India have increased over time. India is among the top ten cinnamon exporters globally, exporting cinnamon worth $7,140,000 annually. India has been one of the fastest-growing cinnamon exporters since 2015. Cinnamon is in high demand worldwide, and India exports it to countries such as the USA, Canada, Australia, the UK, and New Zealand.


  • Product Name:                 Cinnamon

  • Origin:                                   Native to Ceylon, Sri Lanka

  • Family:                                  Laurels

  • Binomial Name:                Cinnamomum verum


  • Nutrients:      Calories - 6.42 calories, Carbohydrate - 2.1g, Dietary Fiber - 53g/100 grams

  • Minerals:        Iron, Zinc, Calcium, Chromium, Manganese, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium,                               Phosphorous

  • Vitamins:        Vitamin A, B, and K

  • Protein:            4g/100 grams

  • Fats:                 1.2g/100 grams

Uses & Benefits


  • Culinary: Cinnamon is used for its unique flavor and aroma in various dishes.

  • Medicinal Benefits: Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is also said to reduce the risk of heart diseases.

If you are interested in exporting cinnamon, AEMSEXPORTERS, one of the leading exporters in India, can assist you throughout the process. Exporting products involves various responsibilities, including documentation and ensuring that the product meets quality and health standards.  AEMSEXPORTERS, a top importer from India, can help ensure that your products reach any corner of the world fresh and safe.

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