Isvaari Brings You Malabar’s Fairtrade Dried Peppercorns. Malabar pepper is a variety of black pepper that originated as a chance seedling in a geographical region of Malabar coast in South India the home of peppers. The plant (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. The fruit, known as a peppercorn when dried, is a small drupe five millimeters in diameter, dark red when fully mature, containing a single seed. Black and white peppercorns are both the fruit of the pepper plant, but they are processed differently. Black peppercorns are picked when almost ripe and sun-dried, turning the outer layer black. To produce white peppercorns, this outer layer is removed before or after drying, leaving only the inner seed. Our peppers are sourced from farmer cooperatives in Malabar, certified Fairtrade and Organic. Isvaari peppercorns are handpicked when almost ripe and sundried for an intense flavour. Isvaari Peppercorns comes in three varieties which is Black, White and a Tricolor – mix of Black, White and dried Green peppers, our peppercorns are packed in a re-usable grinder, which can be adjusted to give a powder or bits, and are hygienic for use. Grinders contents last a long time, and are more economical than sprinklers . White pepper tastes hotter than black but is less complex, with fewer flavor notes. White Pepper’s unique processing makes it much hotter and removes many of black pepper’s sometimes overpowering aromas. This makes it a common ingredient in Chinese cooking, and a necessary part of many European dishes and French sauces. One need to just Crush and sprinkle these white peppercorns to add a well-rounded spice to light-colored recipes.