Beautiful spices, Equitably sourced

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What makes our spices special?

Burlap & Barrel sources unique, beautiful spices for professional chefs and home cooks. As a Public Benefit Corporation, we partner directly with smallholder farmers to source spices that have never been available in the US before and help improve the livelihoods of our partner farmers. 

Welcome to a world of incredible flavor.

Gift Sets

Chef's Choice Collection
Chef's Choice Collection
Regular price $48.99
Adventurer's Collection
Adventurer's Collection
Regular price $45.99
The Complete Collection
The Complete Collection
Regular price $219.99

Customer favorites

Wild Mountain Cumin - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices
Wild Mountain Cumin
$9.99
Cured Sumac - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices
Cured Sumac
$9.99
Zanzibar Black Peppercorns
Zanzibar Black Peppercorns
$7.99
Silk Chili - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices
Silk Chili
$8.99
Black Urfa Chili - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices
Black Urfa Chili
$8.99
Smoked Pimentón Paprika - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices
Smoked Pimentón Paprika
$7.99

Secrets to Choosing the Best Spices

Epicurious tested Ethan's spice skills, and the video has over 1 million views! See how Ethan handled the challenge, and learn a little about spices on the way.

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What people are saying about us

Truly the finest spice importer in the world. I have spend a significant portion of my life working with and buying spices, and BB constantly surprise and delight me with their quality."

John Hutt, Executive Chef, Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD)

Burlap & Barrel sells vibrant spices imported directly from small farms around the world.

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Frisch buys directly from small, independent farms and pays them above-market rates to secure their best products. 

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Your spices will have robust, nuanced flavor that you'll never find from bland supermarket brands.

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Ethan Frisch travels the world to find the most incredible spices and support the generations-old family farms who grow them.

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Treat your taste buds with spices that Michelin-starred chefs use. Burlap & Barrel sources exotic ingredients that will make just about anything taste better.

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This spice company is building an ethically sourced supply chain... trying to shake up the spice industry by paying top dollar for better quality products.

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