About us

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Spices, sourced ethically with care

Flavors from Sri Lanka, beyond compare,

Our journey, a commitment to quality we share.

Our Journey

D S Ceylon Pvt ltd, is a well established player in the Nation’s spices market. Specialising in the collection, processing and selling of Sri Lankan origin spices both domestically and internationally, D S Ceylon has a history of more than 3 decades in the industry. From its humble beginnings as “Deshapriya Spices” a retail collector and seller of Ceylon Cinnamon in Meetiyagoda, the company diversified from its roots as a cinnamon retailer in southern Sri Lanka and expanded its reach into spice exports in 2010.

Today, D S Ceylon Pvt ltd. has earned its reputation as a leading spices exporter, specialising in the export of Ceylon Cinnamon, Cinnamon Leaf Oil, Cinnamon Bark Oil, Cloves, Black Pepper, Nutmeg, Mace and other indigenous Sri Lankan spices. The company has cemented it’s status and prominence through its consistent practice of ethical product sourcing and manufacturing and fair selling. Since its inception, the company has been committed to providing real, all natural spice products to meet the specific requests of its clients.

Supporting Sustainable Growth

and Providing High-Quality,

Natural Spices from Sri Lanka

How we source our spices

We believe in ethical sourcing and work closely with local farmers and suppliers to ensure that our spices are grown and harvested sustainably, without the use of harmful chemicals or practices.

Our commitment to fair trade

We believe in paying fair prices to producers, employees, and all other stakeholders, and we charge fair prices to our customers as well. We believe this creates a level playing field for our entire business operation and makes a significant positive impact on individuals, communities, society, and the world at large.

Sustainable practices in our manufacturing process

We are committed to sustainable manufacturing practices that minimize waste, reduce energy consumption, and support the long-term health of the environment. We are constantly looking for ways to improve our processes and reduce our impact on the planet.

Our approach to quality control

We adhere to the highest standards of quality control to ensure that our spices are pure, fresh, and natural. We use state-of-the-art equipment and follow rigorous testing procedures to ensure that our products meet or exceed international food safety standards.

Supporting local communities

We believe in giving back to the communities where we operate. We support local initiatives and organizations that promote education, health, and economic development, and we are committed to creating sustainable livelihood opportunities for all stakeholders in the business chain.

Our certifications and accreditations

We hold a number of certifications and accreditations that attest to our commitment to quality, sustainability, and ethical business practices. These include ISO 22000, HACCP, GMP, and Fairtrade certifications, among others.

  • 2000

    Founding of Company

    Deshapriya Spices was founded as a retail collector and seller of Ceylon cinnamon in Meetiyagoda, a village in southern Sri Lanka.
  • 2010

    Expansion and Rebranding

    The company gradually expanded into spices exports and became known as D S Ceylon Export Pvt Ltd.
  • 2012

    Establishing Manufacturing Facility

    The company established its own manufacturing facility to ensure consistent quality and ethical practices.
  • 2015

    Recognition as Leading Exporter

    D S Ceylon Export Pvt Ltd earned its reputation as a leading player in the export market for spices.
  • 2018

    Achieving Certifications

    The company achieved several certifications for its quality management and ethical practices, including ISO 22000 and Fairtrade.
  • 2020

    Sustainable Growth

    D S Ceylon Export Pvt Ltd continues to grow sustainably, building long-standing partnerships with suppliers, employees, and customers around the world.

Our Vision

To be the premier spice exporter of choice, recognized for its product authenticity and tactility that evokes the essence of All Natural Sri Lankan products.

Our Misson

To provide our customers, both wholesale and retail, the authentic, wholesome, Sri Lankan experience while ensuring sustainability in all aspects vis-a-vis promoting healthy, organic, all natural products sourced from environmentally sustainable estates and farms to ensure growth and development for all stakeholders.

Board of Directors

Our team consists of a group of dedicated professionals who share a passion for the high-quality spices we produce. From sourcing to manufacturing to sales, we work together to ensure that every step of the process meets our standards of quality, sustainability, and ethical practices. Get to know some of the faces behind our brand below.

K.L.D.D. Premarathna

K.L. Premarathna

N.A.D. Shaminda