McCormick Supplier

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MSCS PrimeGoods, Inc. is an authorized distributor or supplier of McCormick products, as follows:

About the Supplier

MSCS PrimeGoods, Inc. (MSCS) is a distributor and sub-distributor of imported and local food, and other consumer goods in the Philippines. MSCS was established in May 2015 as a family-owned company.

MSCS distributes its wide range of products including MCCORMICK products initially in the Food Service such as restaurants, cafes, hotels, commissaries, canteens, schools, bakeshops, etc. The MSCS customers for different products in Greater Manila Area (GMA) include Vikings Buffet, Yakimix Eat-All-You-Can, Mary Grace Cafe, Contis Bakeshop and Restaurant, Manila Hotel, Discovery Suites Hotel, Fairmont Hotel, Tokyo-Tokyo, Coffee Project, Figaro Coffee, Pepper Lunch, Mama Lou's, Marco Polo Hotel, Cibo, Cafe France, Bag of Beans, and Antonio's Garden, among others.

On September 3, 2018, MSCS opens its first branch in Cebu to expand its market and distribution channel. The MSCS customers for different products in Cebu include Pages Holdings, Titay's, Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Harbour City, Dusit Hotels and Resorts, Rico's Lechon, Arbee's Bakeshop, and Sugbo Mercado, among others.


MSCS office address and Sales Department contact information are as follows:

About Spices

Spices can make a dish zesty, or sweet, or spicy, or herby—but always delicious.


History of Spices

Abundant anecdotal information documents the historical use of herbs and spices for their health benefits. Early documentation suggests that hunters and gatherers wrapped meat in the leaves of bushes, accidentally discovering that this process enhanced the taste of the meat, as did certain nuts, seeds, berries, and bark. Over the years, spices and herbs were used for medicinal purposes. Spices and herbs were also used as a way to mask unpleasant tastes and odors of food, and later, to keep food fresh. Ancient civilizations did not distinguish between those spices and herbs used for flavoring from those used for medicinal purposes. When leaves, seeds, roots, or gums had a pleasant taste or agreeable odor, it became in demand and gradually became a norm for that culture as a condiment.


Spices were also valuable as items of exchange and trade. For example, the Bible mentions that in 1000 BC, Queen Sheba visited King Solomon in Jerusalem and offered him "120 measures of gold, many spices, and precious stones."

According to McCormick Science Institute website, spices have different origins or history such as Ancient Egypt, Early Chinese Influence, Ancient Mesopotania, Indian Origins, Greece and Rome (331 BC to 641), Arab and Muslim Role in Spices and Herbs (Ancient Times to 1096), Spices and Herbs in Europe During the Middle Ages (About 600 to 1200), Age of Spice Discovery (1300 to 1500). and American History (1600 to 1861).


Unlike earlier times when monopolies dominated the spice trade, commerce in spices is now relatively decentralized. Throughout the world, spices and herbs are frequently used in cuisine, largely to improve flavor and to provide new tastes.

Today, people are increasingly interested in enjoying spices and herbs for health benefits. As research is progressing, more evidence is supporting some of the anecdotal information supplied by our ancestors.


About McCormick & Company

McCormick & Company is an American food company that manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavoring products for the industrial, restaurant, institutional, and home markets. McCormick is one of the world-renowned brand of spices.


Willoughby M. McCormick (1864–1932), started the business in Baltimore at age 25 in 1889. From one room and a cellar, the initial products were sold door-to-door and included root beer, flavoring extracts, fruit syrups and juices. Seven years later, McCormick bought the F.G. Emmett Spice Company and entered the spice industry. In 1903, Willoughby and his brother Roberdeau incorporated the company in Maine; it was reincorporated in Maryland in 1915.

Are you looking for a distributor or supplier of McCormick products in Manila and Cebu? MSCS PrimeGoods, Inc. is here for you!

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References:

1. McCormick website (www.mccormick.com)

2. McCormick Science Institute.

3. Rosengarten Jr, Frederic. "The Book of spices." The Book of Spices. (1969)

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