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Holy Lama Naturals

Concentrated extracts of herbs and spices to use in cooking, baking, beverages (tea, coffee, cocktails), marinades, chocolates and more. Family business employing marginalised women in local community in Kerala, India.

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Spice Drops are liquid spices, a convenient and better tasting alternative to dry herbs and spices: exceptionally versatile for use in a wide variety of food and drinks!

Recently, we were featured in the Delicious magazine Christmas wishlist and the Mail on Sunday and we have received consistently enthusiastic testimonials from top UK chefs and food bloggers. Our products are produced at a factory which is part of our family business in Kerala, established over 70 years ago. The factory is a government recognised women’s enterprise and we are member of the British association for fair trade shops and suppliers.

In March 2014 we were one of the five finalists in Ocado’s ‘Britain’s next top supplier’ competition. We continue to be listed and our products have received great reviews.

Based on our market research we know that people use them extensively in:

  • Baking (cakes, biscuits, icing) puddings and desserts;
  • Flavouring hot beverages (e.g. chai tea, cinnamon coffee, ginger hot chocolate), cocktails and mocktails;
  • Spicing up marinades, soups, dips and sauces; and
  • Flavouring cereals, smoothies, yogurts, etc.

We have yet to discover anything similar in stores that is as convenient, reliable and versatile which also caters for dietary requirements and is ethically made.

approved - The Artisan Food Trail
Events Attending

IFE the international food & drink event (Trade)
19th  22nd March 2017
ExCel London
Stand N2376

Speciality & Fine Food Fair (Trade)
Olympia, London
3rd – 5th September 2017
Stand 930

The Cake & Bake Show
Excel, London
6th – 8th October 2017
Stand C101

OM Yoga Show London
Alexandra Palace
20th –22nd October 2017
Stand E24

Spirit of Christmas Fair 2017
Olympia, London
30th October – 5th November 2017
Stand GF16

Mindful Drinking Christmas Festival 2017
24th – 25th November 2017

BBC Good Food Show Winter
NEC Birmingham
30th November – 3rd December 2017


Great Taste Awards 2017:

  • Asafoetida Spice Drops  – 1 star
  • Vanilla Spice Drops – 1 star

Great Taste Awards 2016:

  • Chai Spices Spice Drops– 2 stars
  • Garam Masala Spice Drops – 2 stars
  • Orange Spice Drops – 2 stars
  • Clove Spice Drops – 1 star
  • Cumin Seed Spice Drops – 1 star
  • Tulsi Spice Drops – 1 star
  • Peppermint Spice Drops – 1 star
  • Pepper Spice Drops – 1 star
  • Mace Spice Drops – 1 star
  • Coriander Spice Drops – 1 star


  • IFE World Food Innovation Award 2015 – Winner
  • Ocado Top Supplier 2014 – Finalist

Contact Holy Lama Naturals

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Connect and contact

07762 657277

PO Box 482



AL10 1GG

When contacting any of our members, please mention that you found them on The Artisan Food Trail

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