Peppercorns (Piper Nigrum) are one of the most commonly used spices; in fact, Peppercorn accounts for 1/4 of all of the global spice trade.
Peppercorns are the berry of the plant Piper Nigrum. India is the largest producer of the world's Pepper in addition to Brazil, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
The first documentation of Peppercorn use is found in South Asia, from the 4th Century BCE.
The five blend contains Pink, Black, White, Green, and Szechuan Peppercorns.
For best results, TOAST before using FOR A WONDERFUL ACCENT on BAKED CHICKEN, RISOTTO, STEAKS, POTATO DISHES, SOUPS, CASSEROLES, or EVEN ON POPCORN.