Species: Ceylon Pepper
Origin: Sri Lanka
Crop: May to August
Moisture: 12% Moisturizer

Black Pepper is one of the most commonly used spices around the globe. It is made by cooking the dried unripe fruits of the pepper plant. Black pepper powder is kind of a staple in every kitchen. The King of Spices is known for its pungent smell, sharp, mildly spicy flavor, and innumerable health benefits. Black pepper powder has been used in ancient Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years due to its high concentration of potent, beneficial plant compounds.

Health Benefits of Ceylon Pepper

Black pepper assists weight loss by suppressing appetite and preventing the formation of fat cells. Black pepper also helps the body to absorb nutrients from the consumed food. Daily consumption of black pepper with food benefits in boosting metabolism, helping to get rid of extra fat and toxins.

Black pepper is known to be a rich source for nutrients such as Thiamine, Riboflavin, Vitamin C, E, B6, and K. The spice is also a source of minerals like Zinc, Magnesium, Sodium, Phosphorous, and Calcium. It is also high in dietary fibre.

Rich in antioxidants and the active ingredient piperine, black pepper initiates free-radical scavenging that helps chemoprevention and controls any progression of tumour growth.

According to a study done by the University of Michigan. In cell studies, Piperine, the natural chemical found in pepper, has shown anti-inflammatory antioxidant and anti-cancer activities.

Further research has found piperine to enhance insulin sensitivity and discourage the function of some digestive enzymes, that reduces complex carbohydrates and sucrose into glucose. In addition, piperine also acts as a bio enhancer for Metformin, a common diabetes medication.

Available Grades of Ceylon Black Pepper

It is mainly categorizing to three categories according to the bulk density. The best grade is grade I, we call it 550GL means bulk density is 550grams per litter volume. Our quality assurance team take responsibility to maintain its moisture content below 12% by its weight.

Bulk Density (g/l), min550.0500.0450.0
Light Berries/Corns(m/m)%, max2.05.010.0
Extraneous Matter (m/m)%,  max1.02.02.0
Mouldy Berries/Corn(m/m) %,  max1.03.03.0
Insect Defiled Berries/Corns(% by wt.),  max1.02.02.0
Whole Insects, dead or alive (by count),  maxNilNilNil
Mammalian or/and Other Excreta (by count), maxNilNilNil
Pinheads or broken berries % (m/m), max1.02.04.0
Moisture (m/m)%, max12.012.513.0
Total ash, % (m/m), max, on dry basis6.07.07.0
Non-volatile ether extract % (m/m),  min, on dry basis7.07.07.0
Volatile oil % (ml/100 g)min, on dry basis12.02.02.0
Piperine content, % (m/m), min4.03.53.0

For the retail customers

Ceylon Secret, Yakku, and Ceylon Geheiminis are our main food and spice brand names that are marketed worldwide. As well as we have enough capabilities to do private labeling according to your brand names as per your request. As well as we provide customized packings with different packing sizes, Weights, and materials as per your wish. we will provide,

  • Standard Proper labelled products as per customer request (including Bar code, Batch Number with tracking records)
  • Standard Expiry Dates and Manufacturing dates
  • Nutrition values Chart
  • Logos with USDA organic Certificate and Organic Certificate for EU

For the bulk customers, we will provide you with EXW/FOB/ CIF prices which include,
• USDA organic Certificate (for organic products only)
• GMP Certificate
• Certificate of county
• Microbiological test reports issued by Sri Lanka Industrial Development Board
• Fumigation certificate and Phytosanitary certificate issued from authorized mandatory.
• Local transport cost up to Colombo port and properly packed according to shipping conditions.
• Batch file which includes all data from cultivation to Final Packing. (if necessary)