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Since 1994, South China Seas has spent over 30 years sourcing the most intense and flavourful spices from around the world. We grind, blend and package our spices in Vancouver, Canada. Our ever-growing collection of spices, herbs and blends represents our passion for global flavours & exploring international cultures through food. 
  • Ground Ancho Chile Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Ground Ancho Chile Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Ancho Chile Powder

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Made from dried poblano peppers, this popular Mexican spice has a deep, rich flavor with notes of sweet fruit and smoky tobacco. Our premium ancho ...

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  • Annatto Seed

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    Commonly used in Latin American, Caribbean, and Filipino cuisine, Annatto seeds are known for their bright orange-red color and mild, earthy flavor...

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  • Black Cardamom Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Black Cardamom

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    Indulge your senses in the captivating allure of our premium black cardamom. With its bold and robust character, this distinguished spice offers a ...

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  • Cayenne Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Cayenne Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Cayenne Pepper

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Embark on a culinary adventure with our premium cayenne pepper, a dynamic and versatile spice that adds a fiery kick and depth of flavor to a wide ...

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  • Ground Chipotle Morita Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Ground Chipotle Morita Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Chipotle Morita Powder

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Our premium chipotle morita poweder is a smoky, spicy spice made from smoke-dried ripe jalapeño peppers. With a deep, earthy flavor and a spicy kic...

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  • Cocoa Nibs Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Cocoa Nibs

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    Cocoa nibs are small pieces of roasted and crushed cocoa beans that have a rich and intense chocolate flavor with a slight bitterness. They're a ve...

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  • Cumin Ground Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Cumin Ground Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Ground Cumin

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Cumin is a versatile spice with a warm, nutty flavor that is used in many cuisines worldwide. These oblong seeds are toasted for extra flavor and u...

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  • Cumin Seeds Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Cumin Seeds Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Cumin Seeds

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Cumin is a versatile spice with a warm, nutty flavor that is used in many cuisines worldwide. These oblong seeds are toasted for extra flavor and u...

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  • Epazote Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Epazote Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Epazote

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    It is a challenge to do justice to this wonderful herb with words, names include creosote bush, goosefoot and pigweed! But epazote is wonderful in ...

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  • Grains of Paradise Seeds South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Grains of Paradise Seeds South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.
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    Grains of Paradise Seeds

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Grains of Paradise: A Hidden Gem from West Africa.Hailing from the captivating lands of West Africa, Grains of Paradise, also known as Melegueta pe...

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  • Jamaican Allspice Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Allspice

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    Allspice - dried brown berry of the tropical Pimenta dioica tree, a clove relative native to the West Indies and Central America. The unique flavor...

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  • New Mexican Chile Powder, Red Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    New Mexican Chile Powder, Red Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    New Mexican Chile Powder, Red

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Fruity and fragrant and medium hot, this chili powder is used throughout northern Latin America and the southwestern U.S. Ideal for chili con carne...

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  • Peppercorns Whole, Pink Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Peppercorns Whole, Pink Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Peppercorns Whole, Pink

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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  • Tajin Tajin - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Tajin

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    This seasoning with Lime is the perfect blend of chilies, sea salt, and dehydrated lime. It adds a unique kick to any dish, making it a staple in M...

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  • Monsoon Coast Habanero Curry Monsoon Coast - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Monsoon Coast Tobago Habanero Curry

    Monsoon Coast
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    This Habanero Curry is the perfect way to spice up your life! Made with a delicious blend of habanero peppers, this curry is sure to heat things u...

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  • Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract Nielsen Massey - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract

    Nielsen Massey
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    Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract is produced from premium, hand-selected beans cultivated in Madagascar, the world’s leading supplier of th...

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  • Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste Nielsen Massey - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste

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    Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste is crafted from famous Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract, along with real bean specks from the van...

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  • Nielsen Massey Almond Extract Almond Flavoring Nielsen Massey - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Nielsen Massey Almond Extract Almond Flavoring

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    A baker’s best friend, almond extract is one of the most popular flavors used in baking. Ours is made with the purest oil of bitter almond to deliv...

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  • Nielsen Massey Chocolate Extract Nielsen Massey - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Nielsen Massey Chocolate Extract

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    Crafted from the finest cocoa beans, this Pure Chocolate Extract embodies the complex flavour of dark chocolate. This extract is ideal for adding e...

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  • Nielsen Massey Coffee Coffee Extract Nielsen Massey - South China Seas Trading Co.
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    Nielsen Massey Coffee Coffee Extract

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    The rich, freshly brewed flavor of our Pure Coffee Extract is achieved through our careful distillation of a premium blend of Italian and Brazilian...

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  • Nielsen Massey Lemon Extract Nielsen Massey - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Nielsen Massey Lemon Extract

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    Pure Lemon Extract is produced from lemon oil, drawn from the natural essence of the highest quality California lemons. Full of bright flavor and c...

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  • Nielsen Massey Orange Extract Nielsen Massey - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Nielsen Massey Orange Extract

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    Bright, sunny and refreshing, our Pure Orange Extract is made from the finest-quality oranges and serves as the perfect partner to many flavors, bo...

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  • Nielsen Massey Peppermint Extract Nielsen Massey - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Nielsen Massey Peppermint Extract

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    Pure Peppermint Extract is made from mint grown under the strictest quality standards. The flavor has long been a favorite during the holiday seaso...

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  • Gift Set - Finishing Salts

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    Granville Island Spice Co. Finishing Salt Gift Set is three of our specially chosen seasoned salts, making it very handy to add a little more pizaz...

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  • Gift Set - Smokey Chile

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    Our Smokey Chile spice set is just enough spice without setting your mouth on fire. It includes our best seller Ancho Chile, Chipotle Morita and Sm...

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  • Homemade Sazon Seasoning Mix Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Homemade Sazon Seasoning Mix Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Tex Mex (Homemade Sazon) Seasoning

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Granville Island Spice Co's Tex Mex blend, the perfect seasoning for adding a bold and spicy kick to your favorite dishes. This blend features a pe...

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  • El Paso Fajita Blend Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    El Paso Fajita Blend Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    El Paso Fajita Blend

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    El Paso Fajita Blend is a delectable and convenient spice mix specially crafted to capture the authentic flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine. Drawing inspir...

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  • Vanilla Pods, 2 pods (TUBE) South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Vanilla Pods, 2 pods

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    Intensely fragrant! Split the bean lengthwise, scrape out the seeds and use them in sauces, or baking, etc. The empty pod can be used to infuse mil...

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  • Around the world Spice - Holiday Giftbox Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
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    Around the world Spice - Holiday Giftbox

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    Take a culinary trip around the globe. This is a small collection of some of our bestsellers. contains: black peppercorns, bangkok spice, jamaican ...

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  • Smoked Oaxacan Spice

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    Welcome to the world of Granville Island Spice Co., where we bring you a diverse range of flavor profiles crafted to elevate your culinary adventur...

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  • Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

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    Experience the vibrant flavors of the Caribbean with our authentic Jamaican Jerk Seasoning. Unleash your inner grill master and embrace the smoky ...

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  • Backyard BBQ Seasoning

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    Granville Island Spice Co's Backyard BBQ spice blend, the perfect addition to your grilling arsenal. This blend of salt, garlic granulated, oregano...

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    La Chula Asada Spice Blend

    La Chula Mexi-Can Kitchen
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    A well-balanced seasoning with citrus notes, great for beef, seafood or vegetables. This just may be your new everyday seasoning. It is perfect for...

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  • La Chula Rojo Spice Blend

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  • La Chula Ancho Spice Blend

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    Spicy and smoky, perfect for chicken, beef, seafood and veggies. Add to beer or juice for a great marinade. The one and only taco spice

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"The definitive location for all of your exotic cuisine needs, the South China Seas Trading Company does an excellent job of stocking unique items from all over Asia, Latin America, India and the Caribbean."

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"Excellent spot to find otherwise obscure ingredients. I found long peppercorns after a year of searching and real wasabi!"

"I've been shopping at South China Seas for over 20 years and I'm always happy with the selection of products . . . I can always find the sauces and ingredients that I need for my favourite Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Latin American recipes."