Black peppercorns along with other various colors of peppercorns, come from the same pepper plant, but differentiate in color and ripeness. The whole black peppers are the seeds of the pepper plant that are half ripe and just about to turn red; then dried to a point where they turn into black peppercorns.
Black pepper is generally found in India, Brazil, Vietnam and Indonesia.
Ingredients: Black Pepper
Usage/Recipe Tips: There are unlimited ways to add this aromatic, pungent spice to appetizers, meats, poultry, salads, fish, gravies, sauces, marinades, eggs, casseroles, soups, stews, vegetables, relishes, and mixed spices.
Nutritional Information: An excellent source of Manganese, Vitamin K and Fiber and has essential nutrients such as Iron, Copper, Vitamin K, Chromium, Potassium and Calcium.