Organic cracked black peppercorns are actually berries obtained from the pepper plant. Black peppers have a strong, spicy taste and aroma and are often referred to as the 'king of spices'. They add a delicious aromatic flavour to any dish and can be used in virtually all savoury recipes.
It has an active component called piperine that gives black peppercorns their characteristic taste. Because of its antibacterial properties, black pepper is also used to preserve food. It is a rich source of manganese, iron, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin K, and dietary fibre.
Organic farming uses no pesticides or artificial fertilisers and works with nature to build the fertility and health of our soil while caring for our environment. Organic farming has a low carbon footprint. Pure and simple, just the way nature intended.