Corporate Profile
Company name:
Commercial Export Company 
Legal Status:

Incorporated as a Partnership in 1985.

Registered Office:

No 115, New Moor Street Colombo-12, Sri Lanka

Subsidiaries and Associate Companies

Commercial Trading Company

CEC Air services

CEC Travels

Industry Affiliations
Ceylon Tea Traders Association

Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

Sri Lanka Tea Board

Export Development Board

National Chamber Of Commerce

Certifications and Endorsements
ISO 22000

MN Kumar Associates F31 3rd floor Colombo Central Supermarket Complex Colombo-11.
Legal Representatives
Julius and Creasy P O Box 154, Colombo 01
Peoples Bank

Muslim Commercial Bank

Seylan bank

Public Bank Malaysia


We are one of the leading Spice Export Company in Sri Lanka.We became gradually a leading company being producing and exporting high quality pure Ceylon Spices to many discerning world markets.

We are specialized in the export of Sri Lanka Spices always maintaining high quality, processing and packing for shipments under strict hygienic conditions. Our products for export are Pepper, Nutmeg Mace and Essential Oil.


Cinnamon has a delicate aroma and is a slightly sweet spice. Ideal for flavoring custard, ice cream, cakes and biscuits. The best Cinnamon is produced only in Sri Lanka known as “True Cinnamon”.Its sweet delicate taste and fine aroma are a stark contrast to the bitter pungency of low-cost Cassia.

Cinnamon Quills


  C 5 Special, C 5, C 4
  M 5, M 4
  H 1, H 2, H 3

Cinnamon Quillings

Super Fine, No 1, No 2

Cinnamon Featherings


Cinnamon Chips

  Main Markets
  USA, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Guatemala, Ecuador, Panama, Australia, Spain, Canada


Ceylon Cloves are the best in the world. Cloves are dried buds of a Tropical plant which thrive well among the hilly regions of Ceylon. Cloves possess an aroma which has a subtle and pervasive quality, used in food industry. Clove oil is highly volatile and used in cosmetic preparation.
  Cloves No. 1, Hand-picked Cloves, Clove Stems
  Main Markets
  USA, Mexico, Canada, India, United Kingdom, Middle East Countries, European Union Countries, Australia
  Product Specifications
  Hand-picked Cloves:
  Head cloves, max – 2%
  Cloves below 10mm, max – 1%
  Clove stems & clove fruits, max – 0.2%
  Fermented cloves, max – 0.5%
  Extraneous matter, max – 0.2%
  Moisture, max – 12%
  Cloves No. 1:
  Clove stems and clove fruits, max – 3%
Extraneous matter, max – 1%
Moisture, max – 13%

Black Pepper

Ceylon Pepper is ranked best in the world. It is a hot aromatic condiment from dried pepper berry. It is used for seasoning and treatment of beef,and fish. Sprinkle a little grounded pepper over food arouse taste buds.

  FAQ – 2
  Main Markets
  USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Spain, India, Middle East Countries

Nutmeg & Mace

Nutmeg is a seed of a tree, and mace is the dried reddish covering of the seed. Nutmeg has a characteristically pleasing fragrance and slightly warm taste and used to flavor many kind of foods.

  Unshelled  No. 1
Unshelled  No. 2
Shell Medium Grade
  Main Markets
  USA, India, Canada, UK, Middle East Countries
  Product Specifications:
Nutmeg with shell:
Maximum moisture – 12%
Extraneous matter & insect infestation percent by
mass – max 1%
Nutmeg without shell:

Maximum moisture – 10%
Extraneous matter & insect infestation percent by mass – max 1%


Essential Oil

We can offer the following range of essential oils.

  We can offer the following range of essential oils.
Black pepper Oil
Cinnamon Bark Oil
Cinnamon leaf Oil
Citronella Oil
Nutmeg Oil
Cloves Bud Oil
  Cinnamon bark Oil and Cinnamon Leaf Oil is produced only in Sri Lanka and all our Oils are obtained by Steam Distillation.
01 Black Pepper Oil
  Colour and appearance   Colorless to Bluish Green Clearliquid
  Optical Rotation at 20c   -18c + 4c
  Refractive Index at 20c   1.480 to 1.492
  Specific Gravity at 20c   0.868 to 0.890
  Major Constituents   A- Pinene 16-18%
  B- Pinene + Sabincne 20.22%
  C –Caryophyllene 18-25
  Method of Manufacturing   Steam Distillation
02 Cinnamon Bark Oil
  Colour and appearance   Golden Yellow clear liquid
  Optical Rotation at 20c   +2c +1c
  Refractive Index at 20c   1.570 to 1.588
  Specific Gravity at 20c   1.010 to 1.030
  Major Constituents   Grade 1 Cinnamaldehyde over 60%
  Grade 2 Cinnamaldehyde 40-50%
  Grade 3 : Cinnamaldehyde 30-40%
  Method of Manufacturing   Steam Distillation
03 Cinnamon Leaf Oil
  Colour and appearance   Golden Yellow clear liquid
  Optical Rotation at 20c   +2c +1c
  Refractive Index at 20c   1.529 to 1.537
  Specific Gravity at 20c   1.030 to 1.050
  Major Constituents   Eugenol 75-85%
  Method of Manufacturing   Steam Distillation
04 Citronella Oil
  Colour and appearance   Golden Yellow Clear liquid
  Optical Rotation at 25c   -9c to 18c
  Refractive Index at 20c   1.479 to 1.485
  Specific Gravity at 25c   0.893 to 0.910
  Major Constituents   Aldchyde 7-15%, Total Alcohol 55-65%
  Method of Manufacturing   Steam Distillation
05 Nutmeg Oil
  Colour and appearance   Colorless to pale Yellow clear liquid
  Optical Rotation at 20c   +8c to +25c
  Refractive Index at 20c   1.4750 to 1.4880
  Specific Gravity at 20c   0.885 to 0.915
  Major Constituents   A- Pinene 13-17%
  B- Pinene + Sabincne 45-55%
  Myristicin –3.0 to 4.0
  Method of Manufacturing   Steam Distillation

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