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.
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How we do it
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What people are saying about us
Burlap & Barrel works directly with small farmers and cooperatives to source exceptional single-origin spices.
Ruth Reichl, Best-Selling Author & Former Editor of Gourmet Magazine
These are really wonderful, and very intense spices. Any cook would be thrilled.
Marc Murphy, Celebrity Chef, Author, "Chopped" Judge
It's like nothing you've ever had before. My taste buds are happy.
The spices at Burlap and Barrel are worth every penny they cost, and they are a secret ingredient available to anyone.
Good Food Foundation
In an industry dominated by lack of traceability and poor quality, Burlap & Barrel is sourcing sustainable, single-origin spices directly from farms around the world that pack an incredible punch.
Sarah Jampel, Bon Appetit
My dinners sing louder and clearer than ever before.
Margaret Eby, Food & Wine
Trying Burlap & Barrel up against the generic brands I had in my spice cabinet was one of those suddenly-I-see-in-technicolor moments.
Jeff Gordinier, Esquire
These days it's not uncommon to hear serious gastronomes swooning over the latest fragrant batch from Burlap & Barrel. Get your first taste. You’ll never go back.
John Hutt, Executive Chef, Museum of Food & Drink
Truly the finest spice importer in the world. Burlap & Barrel constantly surprise and delight me with their quality.