This section answers a handful of the most common questions people have about Horton Spice Mills and its products.

It may not cover all your specific questions/concerns and you may wish to contact us.

Do spices, herbs and seasonings go bad?

Horton Spice Mills - BasilMany of these items can be kept for longer if they are packed tightly and kept in a dark cupboard. They will however, lose some of their strength as time goes on. Depending on the specific product and packaging, shelf life varies and is included on each labeled product.

Do your products contain MSG?

Horton Spice Mills - crushed chilliesA few of our blends contain MSG. Please read our ingredient listings for this information or contact us at anytime.

Do your products contain preservatives?

Horton Spice Mills - Anise SeedsThe majority of our products do not contain any preservative or additives, they are pure blends of spices and herbs. However, with the changing needs of many families who are looking for quick ways of flavouring their quick dinners, we have added many blends that contain items which need preservation. Simply read the labels for clarification.

How do I contact your company?

Horton Spice Mills - Contact UsYou can write, e-mail or phone us at:
Horton Spice Mills Limited
256 Steelcase Road West,
Markham, Ontario L3R 1B3
Email: orderdesk@hortonspicemills.com
Tel: (905) 475-6130

How fresh are your spices?

Horton Spice Mills - Paprika SpiceWe pride ourselves on the freshness of our product. Although the products are dried herbs and spices, we grind, blend and package based on our orders. This allows the product to maintain its freshness by not sitting in our warehouse ground and blended for more than 2 months.

Where are you located?

Horton Spice Mills - AddressWe are located at:
256 Steelcase Road West,
Markham, Ontario
L3R 1B3.

Where can I buy your spices?

Horton Spice Mills - CinnamonOur spices can be purchased at many of the smaller bulk food stores across Canada. And without you knowing it, you are eating our spices at many different restaurants across the country. If you have a request for an item, please contact us at orderdesk@hortonspicemills.com

Where do your spices and herbs come from?

Horton Spice Mills - LemonsOur spices are sourced from all over the world. We carry products from Egypt to Indonesia, India to Madagascar and beyond. If you have a specific question, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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We can be reached Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm at
(905) 475-6130 or at our toll-free number (800) 263-3345.