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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. 
  • Butterfly Pea Flowers South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Butterfly Pea Flowers South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Butterfly Pea Flowers

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    These delicate blue blooms are native to Southeast Asia and are widely used in the region's cuisine for their natural blue coloring. We source only...

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

    Green Cardamom

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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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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  • Cinnamon Ground, Korintje, Organic Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Cinnamon Ground, Korintje, Organic Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Korintje Cinnamon Powder, Organic

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Our Korintje cinnamon is a warm, sweet spice with a mild and delicate flavor that's perfect for adding a touch of sweetness to your favorite dishes...

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  • Cinnamon Ground, Saigon, Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Cinnamon Ground, Saigon, Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Saigon Cinnamon, Organic

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Our Saigon cinnamon is a rich and flavorful spice with a bold and intense taste that's perfect for adding depth and warmth to your dishes. Sourced ...

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  • Garam Masala Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Garam Masala Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Garam Masala

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Garam Masala is a traditional Indian blend of spices. Some even regard it as the linchpin of a diverse range of dishes, including curries ad butter...

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

    Ground Ginger

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Ginger (Zingiber officinale), originating from South Asia, holds a cherished place as an essential ingredient in culinary traditions across China,...

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  • Ground Black Peppercorn , Organic Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Ground Black Peppercorn , Organic Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Ground Black Peppercorn , Organic

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Granville Island Spice Co. Ground Peppercorns are the perfect addition to any dish. These black peppercorns have a robust and slightly spicy flavou...

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  • Dried Kaffir Lime Leaves Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Dried Kaffir Lime Leaves

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Kaffir lime trees (kaffir in this context means uncultivated as in bush lime or wild lime) are small trees with long sharp thorns, knobbly green fr...

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  • Kampot Black Peppercorns, Organic Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Kampot Black Peppercorns, Organic Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Kampot Black Peppercorns, Organic

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    These prized, geographically protected peppercorns are grown in the ideal conditions of Cambodia's Kampot Province. Picked just as they turn from d...

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  • Kampot Red Peppercorns - Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Kampot Red Peppercorns - Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.
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    Kampot Red Peppercorns - Organic

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    These prized and geographically protected Cambodian peppercorns are grown in the ideal conditions of Kampot Province. Handpicked at red ripeness, t...

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  • Kampot White Peppercorns - Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Kampot White Peppercorns - Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Kampot White Peppercorns - Organic

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    These prized and geographically protected peppercorns are grown in Cambodia's verdant southwest. Handpicked when ripe red, the berries are hulled, ...

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  • Long Peppercorns Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Long Peppercorns Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Long Peppercorns

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Indulge in the captivating world of flavor with Granville Island Co. Long Peppercorns. These exquisite peppercorns are meticulously selected from v...

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

    Mace, Ground

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Granville Island Spice Co. Spices Mace Nutmeg is perfect for adding flavor to your favorite dishes. With a nutty, sweet taste, this spice is perfec...

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  • Shallots, Freeze Dried Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Shallots, Freeze Dried Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
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    Shallots, Freeze Dried

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Experience the exquisite taste of our Dried Shallots, treasured for their delightful sweetness and mild onion flavor, making them an ideal addition...

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  • Star Anise Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Star Anise

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Star Anise (Illicium Verum, I. Anisatum) is the aromatic dried fruit of a small evergreen magnolia native to China. Its warm, sweet, spicy clove an...

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  • Gift Set - Finishing Salts

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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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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  • Sriracha Salt Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Sriracha Salt Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Sriracha Salt

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Embark on a culinary journey with Granville Island Spice Co's Sriracha Salt. This ingenious fusion combines the bold flavors of homemade sriracha w...

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  • Bangkok Spice Blend, Organic Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Bangkok Spice Blend, Organic

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Looking for a quick and easy way to recreate Thai dishes at home, try our Organic Salt Free Thai Seasoning, it gives you the signature Thai spicy, ...

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  • Kaffir Lime Leaves, Ground Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Kaffir Lime Leaves, Ground Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Kaffir Lime Leaves, Ground

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Kaffir lime trees (kaffir in this context means uncultivated as in bush lime or wild lime) are small trees with long sharp thorns, knobbly green fr...

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

    Thai Chile Flakes

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    South China Seas Crushed Thai Red Chile, is good to sprinkle on top of any types of Chow Mein, if you infused it with a boiling hot oil, let it sea...

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  • All you need Salt & Pepper Set - Holiday Giftbox Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
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    All you need Salt & Pepper Set - Holiday Giftbox

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    Discover new twists to salt and pepper with this variety of flavours and colours. Contains: Fire Salt, Tuscan Truffle Salt, Hawaiian Black Salt, S...

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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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  • Cinnamon Sticks, Ceylon Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Cinnamon Sticks, Ceylon Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Cinnamon Sticks, Ceylon

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Explore the rich and aromatic world of spices with Granville Island Spice Co's Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks. These organic cinnamon sticks bring a touch ...

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  • Vadouvan Masala Curry Powder Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Vadouvan Masala Curry Powder

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    Vadouvan French Masala Curry Powder is a spicy-savory interpretation of Indian masala curry powder, blending classic curry spices with aromatic oni...

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

    Garlic Powder

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Garlic powder brings smooth, balanced warmth and complexity that works in any recipe that calls for dried or fresh garlic.

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  • Kosher Salt

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    The flake structure of this pure salt provides a soft, pleasant mouthfeel which makes it perfect for use as a finishing salt. It's flake-like struc...

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  • Crystallized Ginger pieces

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    These sugar-coated ginger pieces are perfect for adding a touch of sweet, peppery flavor to a recipe or enjoying as a chewy candy.

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  • Nutmeg, Ground

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    Derived from the seeds of the fragrant nutmeg tree, this spice brings a touch of earthy sweetness to your culinary creations. Embark on a journey t...

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  • Chives, Air Dried

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    Introducing our premium air-dried chives – a culinary delight to elevate your dishes to new heights! Our meticulously prepared air-dried chives are...

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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."