Organic Peppercorn Black Ground
Our Organic Peppercorn Black Ground are derived from the fruits (peppercorns) of the Piper Nigrum plant, better known as the "pepper plant." Peppercorns grow in clusters on a climbing vine-similar to grapes. Of the three types of peppercorns, black, white, and green, the black pepper has the strongest flavor and aroma; slightly hot with a hint of
Using at home
Crushed black peppercorn is one spice that needs no introduction or explanation. This spice is
Easily used in typical ways and in deliciously creative dishes!
Add the spicy-hot notes of the crushed peppercorn's
Black pepper stimulates the taste buds which
Black pepper also demonstrates impressive antioxidant and
The secret to the highest quality culinary grade peppercorns, is ensuring that they are hand picked at the exact right time, when they not quite ripe.
This is the peak of their robust flavor and by delicately dehydrating them at this time the exotic tastes and aromas are perfectly preserved.History
Also known as "black gold," black peppercorn has been a highly prized, traded good for centuries.
The use of peppercorns dates back to ancient Egypt with evidence suggesting that peppercorns were used during mummification rituals.
More recent history relates to the
Once integrated into cuisines, the flavorful peppercorns quickly took hold and today
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Unless otherwise indicated, products are sold by weight and not by volume. Some products may appear "less full" due to a variety of factors such as the density of the spice, contents settling during shipment, etc.
Our inner safety seals are pressure sealed and it is normal when twisting off the cap that the seal may come off, come loose, and/or tear - so long as none of the contents spill out, the product is safe to consume.