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 a grocery store. 

There is no worse feeling than searching for something without knowing where to find it. You are wondering where you can find cinnamon sticks in the grocery store without feeling lost. 

The truth is cinnamon sticks are usually stored in a spice bottle and placed amid spices in the baking aisle. 

Depending on the store, the position of the cinnamon might be different. 

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

Grocery Stores you can find Cinnamon Sticks 

If you are on the hunt for cinnamon sticks then there’s no better place to find them than these options mentioned below; 

Sprout Farmers Market 

I’ve often bought cinnamon from the sprout farmer’s market. You can find it in the baking aisle or anywhere close to kitchen spices. They are stored in transparent bottles and kept on the top shelf. 


Inside Walmart, you will find the cinnamon sticks in the spice section. They are stores in containers not more than 9oz. 


Safeway has many assorted types of cinnamon. The most popular ones are the Morton and Basset, Badie and McCormick – which you will find 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 go-to place to find cinnamon sticks delivered to your doorstep. It’s easy to find many options from brands. Prices on Amazon tend to be cheaper as well. 

Trader Joe’s 

Trader Joe’s offers many options you can find in the spice or baking section in their stores. 


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. On a condition it is stored at a suitable room temperature, else you lose its flavor. 

Can Cinnamon sticks be grounded? 

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


Cinnamon sticks as I’ve said earlier are one of the most sought out spices in a grocery store. 

If you don’t find them in the spices or baking aisle, chances are they are out of stock. But remember to ask an employee where you can find it. 

You can also find it in some of the stores mentioned above if they are out of stock in your local store. 

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