Saigon Cinnamon, Vietnamese Cinnamon, True Cinnamon, Cinnamomum loureirii,
Saigon Cinnamon is produced primarily in Vietnam and also is known as True Cinnamon.
Vietnam has resumed export of the spice, including to the United States, where it was unavailable for nearly 20 years.
Saigon Cinnamon has a distinctively sweet flavor, more complex odor, and a higher volatile oil content.
Gourmet cooks rate it as the highest quality cinnamon in the world.
It is the cinnamon that is used by the Samuel Adams Brewery.
This is NOT cinnamon cassia, the type of cinnamon normally found in grocery stores.
Available in Ground or Sticks
Sticks approx. 2 3/4 inches long
The item purchased is the bag of Cinnamon in the photographs.
Saigon Cinnamon, Vietnamese Cinnamon,True Cinnamon, Cinnamomum loureirii, listed in:
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