PARAGON WHITE PENJA PEPPER

Description

From volcano soil of Penja valley, hand picked and fermented white peppers, with singular animal notes.

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ORIGIN: Cameroon

FLAVOUR EXTRACTION: Infusion & Supercritical C02

BASE: Brix 55° pH 1.8

SENSORY:  Menthol · Camphor

INFUSION: Camphor

C02 EXTRACTION: Menthol

FORMAT: 48.5cl

INGREDIENTS

Sugar, water, acids: gluconic acid, citric acid, natural white Penja pepper flavouring.

NUTRITIONALS

Energy (kcal): 275, Energy (kJ): 1154, Fat (g): 0, Of which saturates (g): 0; Carbohydrate (g): 60.1, Of which sugars (g): 60.1, Fibers (g): 0, Protein (g): 0, Sodium (mg): 11.03, Salt (g): 0.03.

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WHITE PENJA PEPPER

White Penja pepper is harvested when ripe in the province of Moungo (Cameroon) then dried in the sun.

All the production stages (harvesting, retting, washing, drying, sorting) are entirely carried out by hand mainly by the experienced hands of the local village women. Penja Pepper has gained worldwide gastronomic reputation.

In 2014 it became the first product of the African continent to obtain Protected Geographic Indication status (PGI).

The volcanic soils of Penja give the white pepper its fresh aromas of menthol and camphor. Crack it roughly to release its long lasting flavour.