A Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd.

A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd., have, for over 100 years, been closely associated with the Agricultural sector in Sri Lanka and being the pioneers in supplying fertilizer for the industry. Therefore it was only natural that we venture into production ourselves and from there, into exports. Baurs Exports is certified for ISO 9001:2008 incorporating HACCP principles and ISO 22000:2005 for the Cinnamon products.

Exports > True Ceylon Cinnamon

 

True Ceylon Cinnamon

"True Ceylon Cinnamon" is a derivative from the bark of the aromatic perennial tree, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum, native to Sri Lanka. Cinnamon has held the world under its power of fragrance and natural therapeutic properties for over centuries.

Since the 16th century, True Cinnamon has been produced and conserved in its original nature in Sri Lanka, an island known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean. Scientifically it has been revealed that Cinnamon is a natural treatment for Diabetes and Cardio vascular conditions.

Since 1998 Baurs Exports has been one of the largest exporters of Ceylon Cinnamon exporting in the excess of 1000MT annually.

 

 

 

GRADE

Alba

C5 Spl

C5

C4

M5

M4

H1

H2

H3

Diameter of Quills mm (Max)

6

6

10

13

16

19

23

25

38

No. of whole quills (1050mm) per Kg (Min)

45

35

31

24

22

18

11

9

7

Max permissible overall extent of foxing (%)

Nil

10

10

10

60

60

25

40

65

The moisture content of Cinnamon, after laboratory tests should not be more than 14% at the time of shipment as per the specifications given by Sri Lanka Standard Institute. (SLSI)


Quills - Scraped peel of the inner bark of mature cinnamon shoots joined together by overlaps & the hollow of which has been filled with small pieces of the same peel & thereafter dried first in the sun & then in the shade for curing.
Quills are packed in bale form of any one particular grade. Packed with inner poly liner & covered with jute hessian cloth at a height of 4 feet, it is packed at a normal weight of 25Kgs or 45 Kgs in bale form.

Quillings - Broken pieces below 200mm in length & splits of varying sizes of all grades of Cinnamon Quills. Packed in 25Kgs in poly bags.

Cuts - Quills cut in difference sizes example: 3 inch 5 inch or 20 inch etc. or as requested by the customer. Packed in either 0.5Kg or 1kg sizes, in poly bags and finally packed in corrugated cartons of 25Kgs-40Kgs.

Uses
- Cinnamon is used the world over as a Spice or Condiment for flavouring cakes, sweets, curries and perfumes. In Mexico, which is the largest importer of Ceylon Cinnamon, the Quill is boiled in water and consumed as a beverage.