Cinnamon Hill Blog

Cinnamon Lovers Club

23/11/2018 04:53

We've formed the Cinnamon Lovers Club.  This entitles you to a 10% discount on all purchases.  Anyone who has made more than two purchases is eligible to join.  Click here to apply.

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new Ceylon cinnamon harvest

21/11/2018 05:54

The new Ceylon cinnamon harvest, collected during October, is available for sale.  It's proving more and more difficult to source Ceylon cinnamon sticks of this quality and the prices are rising but we're holding our prices firm for the Christmas period.  The cinnamon is lovely and fruity, perfect to lift an apple pie, for example.

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Canelle Spray success!

08/09/2018 11:29

Canelle Spray, our natural cinnamon mosquito repellent, has been a great success!

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A customer did a grating experiment with another brand of Ceylon cinnamon.  The pictures speak for themselves.

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The May 2018 Saigon cinnamon harvest has arrived and is now available for sale.

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We've finally launched our new product, Canelle Spray.  It's a totally natural cinnamon-based mosquito repellent.  It has no chemical additives at all, smells lovely and really works!

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We've added faster, more reliable delivery options to ensure that your orders get to you in good time for you-know-what!

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The new Ceylon cinnamon harvest has arrived!

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Cinnamon Hill competition

09/03/2017 11:14

We're launching a competion, open to all Cinnamon Lovers, to win a Grater Pack.

 

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Thank you from Cinnamon Hill

20/10/2015 09:56

We now have more than 2500 subscribers to the Cinnamon Hill Harvest Alert and more than 1000 Facebook likes.  Thanks for your interest and support, cinnamon lovers around the world!

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4 October is Kanelbullens Dag in Sweden - Cinnamon Roll Day.  Enter the baking competition at www.kanelbullensdag.se and win a Cinnamon Hill Grater Pack.

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Cinnamon Hill news round-up

05/08/2015 11:49

It's been a busy few weeks at Cinnamon Hill.

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Dear Mr Postman, I would like to complain.

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Cinnamon Hill Christmas

06/01/2015 17:31

Well, it's been a cracking Christmas at Cinnamon Hill, rounding off our first full year in business.  Thanks to all our customers and Happy New Year!

 

Cinnamon Hill fireworks Buxton

 

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A busy week at Cinnamon Hill

28/09/2014 18:52

It's been a busy week at Cinnamon Hill.

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Cinnamon Hill are officially appointed Food Renegades.  Viva la revolucion!

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Spicelines, the world's most discerning spice blog, assesses Cinnamon Hill's Ceylon and Saigon cinnamon and grater.

 

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Cinnamon harvest update

03/06/2014 16:08

The harvests of Saigon cinnamon and Ceylon cinnamon have been late this year, in both cases owing to late Monsoon rain in Vietnam and Sri Lanka. 

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The Danish cinnamon roll, known there as Kanelsnegle, is at risk following Danish food regulators' recent interpretation of a 2008 European Union directive.



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Cinnamon Hill interview

05/12/2013 12:31

Cinnamon Hill co-founder Rupert Beeley is interviewed by London audioblogger Food for Thought at the Spirit of Christmas fair.

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The fresh Saigon cinnamon harvest has arrived from Vietnam.

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Sourcing the Saigon cinnamon

02/05/2013 14:28

Fresh from another cinnamon hunt in Vietnam, we have just made a new order of Saigon cinnamon. It’s not as easy as you might think.

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Sizzling Saigon cinnamon

11/03/2013 17:20


There is an interesting piece in Cook's Illustrated which analyses the taste of ready-ground cinnamon - in this case, cinnamon cassia which American tastes prefer. 


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We took delivery of the latest shipment Saigon cinnamon today.  This arrived by ship coming from Haiphong to Felixstowe, via Singapore.  The cinnamon was actually cut from the trees in late October.  It was an excellent harvest in Yen Bai Province in northern Vietnam, and the cinnamon is dark and firm, with an unusually spicy aroma, even for Saigon cinnamon. 

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Madagascar cinnamon

12/12/2012 15:23

Madagascar cinnamon vs Ceylon cinnamon

Mia Keating sent us some fresh cinnamon sticks from Madagascar.  This is the only place outside Sri Lanka where true Ceylon cinnamon (cinnamomum Zeylanicum) grows.   Sailors from Sri Lanka would have stopped off at Madagascar to replenish their stores after the long journey across the Indian Ocean, before negotiating the Cape of Good Hope.

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