Cinnamon comes from the inner bark of trees that are native to South East Asia. It can be used in both sweet and savory cooking and is a common ingredient in everything from baking to Indian and Middle Eastern dishes. The flavor in cinnamon comes from an aromatic essential oil that it contains.
This high oil cinnamon has an essential oil content is 5%, making it exceedingly aromatic.
Does this cinnamon perform differently than the 2% when used in baking?
yes the oil content does preform differently, I prefer the higher content in baking.
Do you sell Cinnamon from Viet Nam?
Yes this cinnamon is from Vietnam
Actually, neither! The 5% oil cinnamon is Indonesian Korintje (or, more easily pronounced, Indonesian cinnamon). This type of cinnamon is the typical variety that you might find in most grocery stores.