How to harvest Cinnamon
Have you ever wondered how Ceylon cinnamon is grown, harvested and finally arrives in you kitchen shelve?
Well with following photos and our new YouTube-video, i want to take you the illusion that cinnamon can be picked like a fruit.
Its all hand work, and also there is a huge difference in quality, grade and variety.
Please check out the blog post here, if you wish to know further details!
|Early morning at 6 am the harvest starts, first the outer bark is scraped off|
|After the inner bark is removed (the actual cinnamon)|
|Then pieces of cinnamon are layered and filled|
|So they end up looking a bit like a cigar when watching the diameter|
|Every day these long quills are pressed tighter|
|And dried on strings under the roof|
|Packed for bulk sell|
|into 40-70kg rolls|
|or for you to be shipped|
And watch the video for more details :)