Malabar pepper is a variety of black pepper that originated is from Kerala in India. The area of production of this variety of pepper now covers all the regions that are part of the Malabar Coast. Malabar pepper was one of the commodities most sought after by the ancient Roman and Arab traders, and later by the early European navigators.
It is black in color nearly globular with a wrinkled surface and a bulk density of 500 -550 g/l. The piperine content of MG1 is 4% and above. Black pepper has a woody, piney sharp, earthy, bite, pungent aroma and flavor. It can be used as whole berries, cracked, coarse and fine ground form.
Ground black pepper provides an earthy kick and sharp aroma to soups and stews, omelets or meat to season it before cooking.