Did You Know?
Fun Fact #1Cinnamon starts as the bark of the cinnamon tree.
Fun Fact #2To reach its peak flavor a cinnamon tree needs to mature for up to 20 years.
Fun Fact #3Cinnamon’s intense flavor, color and aroma come from high levels of volatile oils.
Fun Fact #4The main flavor component is cinnamic aldehyde; which gives it its characteristic sweet, red-hot aroma and flavor.
Fun Fact #5Too much or too little moisture produces inferior cinnamon.
- We are the only global brand with a facility in Indonesia, ensuring the highest quality of cleaning, sorting and proper drying.
- McCormick has year-round “on the ground” resources conducting crop surveys, reporting in on weather and supporting farmers.
- We test bark samples from dozens of farmers to determine which has the purest aroma and flavor.
- Once sorted and bagged, McCormick cinnamon never again touches human hands.