BLACK PEPPER

Indian pepper had a profound influence on the European economy of the Middle Ages.Many western countries owed their prosperity to this spice which fetched them a very high price. Easily the finest in quality anywhere, Indian pepper is grown in the monsoon forests along the Malabar coast in South India. Here, a combination of natural adavantages and organic techniques produces bigger, better-shaped, more aromatic and flavourful berries.
Scientific Name:
 Piper nigrum L.
Family Name:
Piperaceae
Commercial part: 
Fruit
Name in international languages:


Spanish Pimienta Italian Pepe
French Poivre Portuguese Pimenta
German Pfeffer Russian Pyerets
Swedish Peppar Japanese Kosha
Arabic Filfil Aswad Chinese Hu-Chiao
Dutch Peper Hindi Kaali Mirch

Botany:
Apart from India, black pepper is widely cultivated throughout Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, tropica Africa, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and China also. It is a branching vine with a smooth, woody, articulate stem swollen at the joints. A woody climber, it may reach heights of 10m by means of its aerial roots. Its broad, shiny green, pointed , petiolate leaves are alternately arranged. The sessile, white, small flowers are borne in pendulous, dense, slender spikes of about 50 blossoms each. The berry-like fruits, or peppercorns, are round, about 0.5 – 1.0 cm in diameter and contain a single seed. They become yellowish red at maturity and bear a single seed. The odour is penetrating and aromatic; the taste is hot, biting and very pungent.
Uses & Application:
Black pepper has long been recognized as a stimulant to appetite as well as an aid in the relief of nausea. In India it is being used since time immemorial as a medicine for a number of health problems.
Packaging Details:

  • 25 Kg, 40 Kg & 50 Kg New Jute / Gunny Bags with or without inner bag / poly lined.
  • 25 Kg & 50 Kg Poly Propylene (PP) Bags
  • Or as per customers specification / requirement.

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