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Parameswaran's Special Wynad Organic Black Pepper - From the Farm to Your Table - Our Exclusive!


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Freshest Pepper from the Farm to Your Table! A Salt Traders Exclusive!

These lovingly raised peppercorns hail from Kerala, India. They are organically grown and carefully harvested in the Wynad (or Wayanad) district of Kerala. This area is known for producing India's finest pepper. What makes these peppercorns so special is their extended time on the vine. Most pepper is harvested when green. Parameswaran, the owner of the small plantation in the Wynad where he lives with his family, allows his pepper to grow until the berries are reddish and fully ripe. This makes harvesting more difficult because the vines must be picked numerous times as the berries ripen, not one time when all are green. After harvesting, the peppercorns are sun- dried, then packaged to preserve their peak flavor and scent. The time and work is well worth it, as the berries have big, intense, complex flavor.

The production of pepper of this quality is demanding and labor intensive. In the Wynad many households will pick a small quantity of these ripened berries for their private use, but Parameswaran is the only exporter of this fully-ripened pepper, making it rare and revered in the United States and around the world. Parameswaran's Special Wynad Pepper was featured as one of the best by Cook's Illustrated in 2008 and it still holds that accolade.

We are pleased to be the exclusive US distributor of this outstanding pepper. We offer whole black peppercorns in 75 gram black bags, as well as larger quantities in our clear bulk zip bags.

  • Organically Grown
  • Single-Estate
  • Fully-ripened to red berries
  • Hand-Harvested
  • Sun-Dried

For best flavor and potency when not using, keep tightly closed in a cool, dark cupboard away from direct heat or sunlight.

Featured in the November 2008 issue of Cooks Illustrated!

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  1. THE best black pepper 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Sep 2015

    I've purchased the Wynad black peppercorns from Salt Traders several times. It is by far the best black pepper I have tried. Unique flavor and aroma. Order it in 8 ounce or larger quantities for best value. Salt Traders is the best source for this unique pepper. And nice people to do business with.

  2. Best White Pepper 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th May 2015

    This has to be the tastiest white pepper ever. Full flavor and a great aroma make this a great choice.

  3. The Best Pepper Ever! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2nd Feb 2015

    The flavor is bright, peppery, fresh and a touch citrusy.I would definitely order it again, give as a gift, etc. Well worth the price.

  4. Customer for life! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Dec 2014

    If there's better pepper out there, I haven't tasted it. Been using it for years.

  5. The only pepper in our house 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th Mar 2014

    Just enough heat; just enough spice. Lingers on the palate like a good wine. Always use a coarse grind or just crack it. Brings out the flavor of a steak done on a charcoal grill as nothing else does.

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