SPICES

We source spices from the islands of Indonesia through our network of approved farms and suppliers. Our team applies skill, market intelligence and supply-chain experience in the spice trade to serve and add value for our valuable customers.

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Curcuma / Temulawak

Temulawak (Curcuma xanthorrhiza) or Javanese ginger is a type of rhizome that has been used traditionally as medicine. The extracts are used to cure inflammation, indigestion, skin diseases, and it can also improve appetite.

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Long Pepper

Long Pepper, also known as the Bengal Pepper, has a stronger and spicier taste. Long pepper appears as tiny berries, which merge to form a single, rod-like structure.

Cubeb

Piper cubeba or tailed pepper is a plant in genus Piper, cultivated for its fruit and essential oil. Cubeb has a peppery, bitter, pungent flavor that’s tinged with a hint of allspice and nutmeg.

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Zedoary

Zedoary is a close relative to regular turmeric, native to India and Indonesia. Because of the more economic substitutes such as turmeric and ginger, today the zedoary is extremely rare in the West.

Clove

Cloves are the unopened pink flower buds of the clove tree (Syzygium aromaticum). Cloves used to be endemic to the Maluku Islands, in Indonesia, but have been grown in other tropical areas.

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Clove Stem

Clove stems possess a similar flavor and aroma as cloves themselves. Clove stem oil is widely used in the soap, candle, oral care and perfume manufacturing industries the world over.

Cassia

Indonesian cassia is related to the Ceylon cinnamon. Cinnamaldehyde, the principal flavor compound in cinnamon, can also be extracted from Indonesian cassia.

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Mace

Mace is the outer envelope that wraps firmly around the nutmeg kernel (Myristica fragrans). It is composed of a higher concentration of certain essential oils that are found in lower concentrations in nutmeg.

Nutmeg

Nutmeg is the seed harvested from the nutmeg tree (Myristica fragrans), indigenous to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. When ripe, the fruit will burst to reveal the nutmeg kernel.

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Black Pepper

Pepper is the most traded and used spice in the world, and we source the country’s best and authentic black peppers from Lampung in Sumatra Island.

Muntok White Pepper

We source the country’s highest quality Muntok White Pepper from the village of Muntok, in Bangka Island, Indonesia. Farmers growing these peppercorns have developed a unique process to produce high quality products.

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SPICES

Our hand-picked spices of finest grade and quality come from reputable farms in Indonesia’s many islands.