These hard candies reflect the flavor of the cinnamon of old – one of the most significant in ancient Israel and other parts of the world. Cinnamon comes from two one of two trees – Ceylon of Cassia. Made in small batches, they have an impressive shelf life and are the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys hard candies.
“…All your robes are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia; from palaces adorned with ivory the music of the strings makes you glad.” Psalm 45:8
A Bit of History
Cinnamon comes from the bark of one of two trees – Cassia and Ceylon. Cassia , which is cited in the Bible, has a rich, penetrating fragrance, long used as a scent, medicine and flavoring. Once an expensive and revered spice, cinnamon is still popular today, yet hasn’t lost its allure or importance.