Cloves Whole come from dried flower buds of the evergreen clove tree. This spice is native to Moluccas in Indonesia and widely harvested in India Sri Lanka Tanzania and Madagascar among others. They have an intense aroma and a rich bitter pungent-sweet flavor. You can use it in meat dishes stew sauces pudding pumpkin pies cakes and other desserts. Cloves are also commonly used in spices as well as tea blends and mulled wine. Organic Way's sources its certified organic Cloves Whole direct from small-scale farm co-ops in Sri Lanka. If you like this spice’s unique flavor you may also enjoy our organic Chili Peppers Whole. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Sri Lanka DID YOU KNOW? Cloves are an important ingredient in the Chinese five-spice powder and they are a rich source of polyphenols.