Black Pepper grinder 50g

Organic, fairly traded black pepper in a convenient refillable grinder.

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Black Pepper 

Piper Nigrum

Gathering Place organic Black Pepper is grown in the multi tiered food forests of our Farmers Cooperative. It is most commonly seen vining up coconut trees thriving in the partial shade. Harvested in the current year, our pepper is bold, spicy and smooth.

Peppercorns are the fruit of an evergreen climbing vine. Black, white, and green peppercorns all come form the same plant, but they are harvested at different times and handled in different ways. For much of the last two thousands years, black pepper was a luxury for the very rich, a commodity so valuable that it was even used as money. Nowadays black pepper is common around world and used in almost every savory recipe.

The black pepper many of us use every day to season food has a wide variety of medicinal applications. Black pepper has antioxidant and antibacterial benefits, improves digestion, and stimulates the breakdown of fat cells. 

See our recipe section and Facebook page for ideas and delicious recipes with black pepper.