McCormick Spice Pure Ground 5 Pound Black Pepper Black and White Pepper are obtained from the small dried berry of the Piper nigrum.
For Black Pepper, the berries are picked while still green and are allowed to ferment.
They are sundried until they shriv el and turn a brownish-black color.
They have a hot, piney taste.
McCormick Culinary Pure Ground Black Pepper is carefully sourced from mature pepper berries that have been harvested and sun-dried for seven to ten days.
It is biting and hot to the taste, with a sharp aroma that is recognized by chefs worldwide.
Pure grind imparts the greatest amount of flavor due to its fine, consistent granulation.
Black Pepper is especially useful as a flavor enhancer when reducing salt in the diet.
Our experience and technology produces spices with superior volatile oil content.
We enforce the highest quality control standards, some exceeding government standards.