White Peppercorns is the perennial climbing vine of the family Piperaceae indigenous to the Malabar Coast of India. The hotly pungent spice made from its berries. One of the earliest spices known, pepper is probably the most widely spice in the world today. Pepper early became an important article of overland trade between India and Europe. It became a medium of exchange, and tributes were levied in pepper in ancient Greece and Rome. In the Middle Ages the Venetians and the Genoese became the main distributors. Their virtual monopoly of the trade helping instigate the search for an eastern sea route. It has been introduced into tropical areas of Africa and Western Hemisphere.
Whole White Pepper, when ground, yield black pepper. White pepper is seed of the pepper plant, with the dark skin taken off. The ripe red berries are submerge in water for about a week. By keeping them in sacks submerged in running water for 7 to 15 days, depending on the region. Rubbing takes off the remaining outer layer from the seed and then is sun dried. The flavor is less pungent than that of black pepper.
White Peppercorns is available in 50 lb. bulk bag, 25 lb. bulk bag, 15 lb. bag, 10 lb. bag, 5 lb. Jug, 16 oz., 10 oz., and 3 oz. sizes.
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