BARKLEYS Classic Cinnamon combines the intensity of this popular spice with the freshness of a mint.
One of the oldest known spices, cinnamon is mentioned in the Bible and in Sanskrit writings.
Cinnamon is native to Sri Lanka and comes from the tropical evergreen laurel tree, Cinnamomum Verum.
The spice is the tree bark, rolled into sticks, quills or ground to powder.
Thousands of years ago, Egyptians included cinnamon in their embalming mixtures.
Cinnamon was also one of the spices that spurred world exploration.