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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. 
  • Aleppo Chilli Peppers Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Aleppo Chilli Peppers Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Aleppo Chilli Peppers

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Named after the Syrian city where it originated, this Middle Eastern spice offers a unique flavor profile that combines fruity, smoky, and slightly...

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  • Anardana (Pomegranate Seed) Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Anardana (Pomegranate Seed) Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Anardana, Pomegranate Seeds

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Pomegranate Seeds or otherly known as Anardana are a great way to add some tart flavor and crunch to your dishes. These pomegranate seeds are picke...

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  • Monsoon Coast Baharat Spice Monsoon Coast - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Monsoon Coast Arabian Baharat Spice

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    Add a touch of exoticism to your next balti with this Balti Spice Mix. Featuring a perfect blend of spices, this mix is perfect for giving your d...

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

    Caraway Seeds

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    Unleash Culinary Excellence with Premium Caraway Seeds. Embark on a gastronomic adventure with our premium caraway seeds, an essential ingredient t...

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

    Green Cardamom

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    Experience the Exquisite Aroma and Versatility of Premium Green Cardamom. Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of flavors with our premium gree...

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  • Gum Arabic Powder Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Gum Arabic Powder Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Gum Arabic Powder

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    Gum Arabic is the highly nutritive hardened sap of acacia trees, cultivated or found in the wild, throughout West Asia, Arabia and the Sahel. It is...

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  • Lebanese Seven Spice Powder Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Lebanese Seven Spice Powder Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Lebanese Seven Spice Powder

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Granville Island Spice Co. Seven Spice Lebanese Seven Spice is a blend of fragrant spices that will transport your taste buds to the Middle East. T...

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

    Poppy Seeds, organic

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Poppy seeds, whether black (blue), or white, are the seeds of the opium poppy (papaver somniferum). In the West and the Middle East, dark-coloured ...

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  • Urfa Biber Chile Flakes Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Urfa Biber Chile Flakes Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Urfa Biber Chile Flakes

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Granville Island Co. Urfa Chile, also known as Black Urfa Chili, is a superior chili pepper renowned for its ability to infuse dishes with a deligh...

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  • Za'atar/Zaatar

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    Granville Island Spice Co. Zaatar Spice is a unique and flavourful blend of herbs, spices, and salt. It`s perfect for adding flavour to chicken, fi...

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  • Gift Set - Global Heat

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    Looking for a gift ? Try our Global Heat gift set collection. It included the Shichimi Togarashi from Japan, the Gochugaru from Korea and the Alepp...

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  • Gift Set - Middle Eastern Classics

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    Take your appetite to the Middle East with these premium handcrafted spice blends. Our collection includes Dukkah, Sumac and Za'atar that allow you...

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  • Middle East Feast - Holiday Giftbox Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Middle East Feast - Holiday Giftbox Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
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    Middle East Feast - Holiday Giftbox

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    Six essential spices cover the breadth of flavours found in a Middle Eastern kitchen. Great for coatings/rubs, soups and dips/dressings. Contains: ...

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  • Lemon zest, Natural Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Lemon zest, Natural Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Lemon zest, Natural

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    Lemon Zest dade from oily outer skin of the Lemon makes for an intensely fragrant and flavorful cooking component. Great as a replacement for Real ...

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  • Dill Weed Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Dill Weed Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Dill Weed

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Our Dried Dill Weed packs a punch of flavor. The dill is dried creating a more intense dill flavor to amp up your dips, salmon, vegetables and dres...

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  • Shawarma Seasoning

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    Introducing Granville Island Spice Co's flavorful Shawarma Spice Blend, a perfect combination of fragrant herbs and spices that will transport your...

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  • Bay Leaves

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    There are two types of bay leaves, Indian bay leaves, which are cassia leaves, and the leaf of the bay tree (laurus nobilis). These are the latter....

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  • Anise Seeds

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Anise has a fresh, delicate licorice flavour. Native to the Middle East (the Arab name is yanisun), it is widely used throughout Europe, the Middle...

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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."