Where to Find Cinnamon Sticks in the Grocery Store 

The exotic scent of cinnamon stick and its versatile use makes it one of the most searched spices in grocery stores. If you are wondering where you can find cinnamon sticks in the grocery store, keep reading this post. 

Cinnamon sticks are usually stored in spice bottles and kept on shelves in the baking aisle.  Depending on the store, the position of the cinnamon might be different as grocery stores frequently change their layout

Some stores keep them in the bulk section or display them in the front of the store. 

Grocery stores you can find cinnamon sticks in 

Sprout Farmers Market 

You can find cinnamon sticks in the baking aisle or anywhere close to where the kitchen spices are. You’ll find them in transparent bottles at the top shelf. 


Cinnamon sticks are in the spice section. They are stored in containers no larger than 9oz. 


Safeway has many types of cinnamon sticks. The most popular ones are the Morton and Basset, Badie and McCormick brands. You’ll find them in the spice or organic food aisle. 


The spice section at target is where cinnamon sticks are stored. They have options from different brands you can choose from. 


Amazon is a great place to find cinnamon sticks delivered to your doorstep. It’s easy to find many options from brands. Prices on Amazon are also cheaper, and you can buy them in packs of 4 and 6.  Amazon also sells ground cinnamon from brands like Happy Belly and McCormick.

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Trader Joe’s 

Cinnamon sticks are in the spice or baking section at Trader Joe’s 


Inside Kroger, walk down to the baking or spice aisle. It’s usually stored on the top shelf. 


Does cinnamon go bad? 

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reported that cinnamon never expires. But that’s on the condition that it is stored at a suitable room temperature. If you don’t, it will lose its flavor. 

Can Cinnamon sticks be grounded? 

Cinnamon sticks can be grounded and still maintain the original flavor. 


As aforementioned, cinnamon sticks are one of the most sought out spices in a grocery store. If you don’t find them in the spices or baking aisle, then they must be out of stock. But remember to ask an employee where you can find it. 

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