FAQ’s

This section answers a handful of the most common questions people have about Horton Spice Mills and our 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 with your questions.

Do your products contain preservatives?

Horton Spice Mills - Anise SeedsThe majority of our products do not contain preservatives 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 some blends that contain items which need preservation. Please read the product labels for clarification or contact us with your questions.

How do I contact your company?

Horton Spice Mills - Contact UsHorton Spice Mills Limited
256 Steelcase Road West,
Markham, Ontario L3R 1B3
Tel: (905) 475-6130

1 800 263-3345

Complete the contact form and we will get back to you.

How fresh are your spices?

Horton Spice Mills - Paprika SpiceWe pride ourselves on the freshness of our products. Although the products are dried herbs and spices, we grind, blend and package based on our customers’ orders, ensuring the freshest spices one can possibly get their hands on.

Where are you located?

Horton Spice Mills - Address256 Steelcase Road West
Markham, Ontario, Canada
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. Without you knowing it, you are consuming our spices at many different restaurants across the country. If you have a request for an item, please use the contact form.

Where do your spices and herbs come from?

Horton Spice Mills - LemonsOur spices are sourced from all over the world covering every continent except for Antarctica. From Egypt to Indonesia, India to Madagascar and beyond. Our labels include the country of origin. If you have a specific question, please contact us.

Horton Herbs and Spice Bottles

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.