Nestled in the mountains near Huế, Burlap and Barrel's Royal Cinnamon is a rare gem cultivated for centuries. This heirloom variety, not widely known or exported, encapsulates the sought-after sweet and spicy notes of Vietnamese cinnamon.
Meet Cinnamomum loureiroi, the true Royal Cinnamon—formerly Saigon cinnamon—distinct from the imposter Cinnamomum cassia often passed off as Saigon. Interestingly, neither of these species has roots near Saigon!
Directly partnering with small farmers, Burlap and Barrel brings you sustainability intertwined with flavor. Enhance your pastries or savory dishes with the rich, aromatic embrace of Royal Cinnamon—a spice fit for royalty and rooted in tradition.