Chinese cinnamon

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Synonyms for Chinese cinnamon

aromatic bark of the cassia-bark tree

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True," or Ceylon, cinnamon is expensive, so most breads, sticky buns and other products in the United States use dried cassia bark, or cassia cinnamon.
Sri Lanka has been lobbying for better recognition of "true cinnamon" in the international market in order to obtain Ceylon Cinnamon a proper identity than that of Cassia Cinnamon which is cheaper and considerably inferior.
Most cinnamon you get from supermarkets is the less expensive Cassia cinnamon.
Types of CinnamonThere are two common types of cinnamon -- Ceylon cinnamon and cassia cinnamon.
There is an ongoing debate about the benefits of Cassia Cinnamon versus Ceylon Cinnamon.