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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. 
  • 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

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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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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  • 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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  • Vanilla Extract Powder, Organic Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Vanilla Extract Powder, Organic Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Vanilla Extract Powder, Organic

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Our Vanilla Extract Powder is made from ground vanilla bean extractives and ground sucrose. Vanilla Extract Powder can be used to flavor many diffe...

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

    Xanthan Gum, Ground

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Granville Island Spice Co. Xanthan Gum is a food additive used as a thickener, it made through microbial frementation, similar to fremented vinegar...

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

    Ground Maple Sugar

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Delight in the natural sweetness of Granville Island Spice Co's Ground Maple Sugar. Crafted from pure maple syrup, this exquisite powder brings a t...

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

    Vanilla Pods, 2 pods

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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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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  • Cream of tartar Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.
    Cream of tartar Granville Island Spice Co. - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Cream of tartar

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Discover the baking essential that will elevate your creations to new heights: Cream of Tartar. This versatile ingredient is commonly used to stabi...

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

    Lime Juice Powder

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    LIme Juice Powder is a simple way to add Real Lime Flavour without the need for the fruit. It is perfect for adding Lime Flavor to cocktails, glaze...

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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

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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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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  • Orange Zest Granulated, Natural

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Delight in the vibrant allure of Orange Zest Granulated, Natural, from Granville Island Spice Co. Elevate your dishes with the invigorating citrusy...

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  • Vanilla Sugar

    Granville Island Spice Co.
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    Granville Island Spice Co's Vanilla Sugar is a perfect blend of natural sugar and powdered vanilla that will add a touch of sweetness to any dish. ...

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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."