Black pepper is the most widely used spice in the world and known as “King of the Spices”. Peppercorns were a much-prized trade good often referred to also as “black gold” and used by as a form of commodity money. Until well after the Middle age, virtually all of the black pepper found in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa traveled there from India’s Malabar region. Pepper is largely produced as black pepper which is the dried whole fruit, is also available in crushed and ground forms.

In Sri Lanka pepper is mainly cultivated in Low and Mid country Wet and Intermediate agro-climatic zones. The total extent of pepper in Sri Lanka is about 42,989 ha and Matale, Kandy, Kegalle, Badulla, Ratnapura, Monaragala, and Kurunegala are the major districts


Compromising less than two percent of the world’s supply of black pepper, Sri Lankan black pepper is known for higher piperine content.

Piperine is the compound that is responsible for the recognizable flavor and aroma of black pepper and it is the high level of piperine in Sri Lankan peppercorns which makes them superior in quality regarding flavor and aroma.


Black Pepper Powder made with handpicked black peppers guarantee to give the perfect pepper aroma, flavour and zesty flavour. Simple to use in any meal, black pepper powder is versatile with any type of food.

It is believed that the anti-inflammatory properties found in black pepper have the ability to reduce the occurrence of gum inflammation and oral infections while black pepper can also be used as a home remedy to relieve the pain of tooth decay, toothache, and oral abscess. The antibacterial properties in black pepper help to reduce the inflammation in dental caries and tooth decay is prevented since black pepper stops the destruction of mineralized tissue of the teeth