White pepper ‘Nigrum’ Vanilla perfume (grain)

‘ Piper nigrum ‘

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WHITE PEPPER HEAVY GRAIN – VANILLA PERFUME

Origin : Madagascar

100% Natural product

 

BOTANICAL NOTES

It is a Frenchman, Emile Prud’homme who introduced pepper at the beginning of the 20th century. He was Director in charge of the National Institute of Colonial Agronomy and his mission was to plant coffee, tobacco and pepper crops on the Island. It was on the island of Nosy.B (north-west) that it was introduced, then in the Sambirano. It is currently grown on the southeast coast of the main island.

In Late 30s, a disease (Muller’s disease) attacked pepper plants in Madagascar. More resistant varieties had to be introduced, like that of ‘Belontoeng’, originating from Lampung (Indonesia). The pepper is called ‘Dipoivatra’ in the Malagasy language. Pepper is harvested twice a year, May / July and October / November.

White pepper is the mature red grain from which the envelope, the pericarp, has been removed and then left to dry in the sun.

 

AROMATIC NOTES

Its aromatic borrowings are floral, fruity, vegetal and woody.

It is softer and less powerful than black pepper in the mouth. Its vanilla note, resulting from the maceration of pepper with pods, brings this gourmet and warm side.

 

PROPERTIES

Its properties are : digestive, aphrodisiac, antidepressant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, diuretic, detoxifying and sanitizing.

 

USES

This pepper goes well with grilled meats, white meats, poultry, gratins, salads and pasta.

 

CONDITIONING

Food bag.

Packing box (Logistic protection & freight).

 

 

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