Black Peppercorn – Whole
Piper nigrum – Schinus terebinthifolius
Country of origin: India
Peppercorns are the berries of the Piper nigrum plant, the difference in colors is due to different times in harvesting, drying and fermentation. Whole peppercorns retain their flavor longer than ground pepper, and produces a mile heat and pungent flavor to a wide variety of food and beverage.