Indonesia is known to the world for long as the home to spices. It is not a surprise that over the centuries, European adventurers and traders from Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal, and the United Kingdom, dared to sacrifice life and wealth to obtain spices from its best origin Indonesia. To date, Indonesia still has the collection of the world’s best and most varied spices like black and white pepper, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, and tobacco.

Origin of Indonesian Spices:

  • Black and white pepper: Maluku, Lampung, East Kalimantan and Bangka Belitung;
  • Cinnamon: Jambi & West Sumatera;
  • Tobacco: North Sumatera, Central Java, and East Java; Nutmeg: Maluku.


The production of Spices is distributed in almost all areas of Indonesia. Some of them are:

  • Java Island
  • Sumatera Island
  • Kalimantan Island
  • Sulawesi Island
  • Nusa Tenggara Island
  • Bali Island
  • Maluku and Papua Island

Export destination countries:

United States, Viet Nam, Singapore, India, Netherlands, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Belgium, France, Australia, Italy, Thailand, Russian Federation, Canada, Spain, Korea, South Africa, Brazil, Pakistan, Taiwan, Province Of China, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Dominican Republic