One of the world’s oldest spice, with records of usage dating back to the Ancient Egyptians. A woody and warming spice is packed inside the cinnamon quill (stick), giving a sweet and slightly spicy flavour.

Cinnamon for many is a staple Christmas spice and is used in abundance during the festive season. A cup of tea brewed with honey and Ceylon Cinnamon benefits the immune system and be used to combat cold and flu symptoms.

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Black Pepper

References to pepper appear in Greek and Roman texts, which suggests an ancient trade between India and the West. Early as 1000 B.C. Southern Arabian traders controlled the spice trade and pepper routes, enjoying a huge monopoly over an increasingly profitable business. Black pepper is one of the most commonly used spices worldwide; having a sharp and mildly spicy flavour.


A warming spice, which is said to promote sweating and relieve colds. Around 1066, Ginger was introduced in England and was used mainly as a balancing spice. Ginger is a flowering plant, which origins from Southeast Asia; and is among the healthiest spices on the planet.

The spice has a very long history of use in traditional and alternative medicine and been used to aid digestion, reduce nausea and help fight the common cold and flu.


The use of turmeric has records dating back to 600 B.C. and widely being used in the Far East for many centuries.

In the western world, the spice was undiscovered till the 13th century, where Marco Polo has discovered turmeric’s similarities to the more expensive spice saffron. The unmistakable bright yellow hue, turmeric is a mildly aromatic spice, with sharp earthy undertones.


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Ralahami Plantation cultivates perennial crops of True Ceylon Cinnamon, Tumeric, Black Pepper, Ginger and many more.

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