Organic Cayenne Pepper

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Description

Organic Cayenne Pepper packs a nutritional punch.

Organic Cayenne Pepper is a vibrant orange/red colour, its botanical name is capsicum spp. Our organic cayenne powder is dried naturally in warm air when it is fresh from the field.  It is then gently milled and blended with organic paprika.

Cayenne can be sprinkled over any meal and has a really impressive nutrition content, so if you like it hot you have a great excuse to add more.

Cayenne is often added to health drinks and detox diets because it is so full of goodness. Did you know cayenne is rated by its heat?  This batch has a rating of 25 thousand Scoville Heat Units.  We also stock cayenne with 40 thousand Scoville Heat Units if you like it hot!

Ingredients: Organic Chilli, Organic Paprika

Origin: UK Blend

Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts.

Nutritional Information

Organic Cayenne Pepper is high in Vitamin A (per 5g serving)

Typical Nutrient Values: Amount per 100g: % Reference intake (RI) per 100g Amount per serving
(5g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Energy 1331kj/318kcal 15.90% 70kj/17kcal 0.85%
Fat 17.3g 24.71% 0.9g 1.28%
of which saturates 3.3g 16.50% 0.2g 1%
Carbohydrate 56.6g 21.76% 3g 1.15%
of which sugars 10.3g 11.44% 0.5g 0.55%
Fibre 27.2g 1.4g
Protein 12g 2% 0.6g 1.20%
Salt 30mg 1.25% 1.6g 0.06%
Typical Vitamin/ Mineral Values: Amount per 100g: % Reference intake (RI) per 100g Amount per serving
(5g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Vitamin A 4160IU 3133.28% 2.85IU 164.53%
Vitamin C 76.4mg 95.50% 4mg 5%
Vitamin E 29.8mg 248.33% 1.6mg 13.33%
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 2.5mg 178.57% 0.1mg 7.14%
Folate 106mg 53% 5.6mg 2.80%
Iron 7.8mg 55.71% 0.4mg 2.85%
Magnesium 152mg 40.53% 8mg 2.13%
Potassium 2014mg 100.70% 106mg 5.30%
Manganese 2.0mg 100% 0.1mg 5%

Reference Intake (RI)

The Reference Intake (RI) refers to the recommended daily amount of a specific nutrient.

To read more about how we display our nutrition data click here

Cooking Instructions

Our organic cayenne pepper has an SHU of approximately 25,000. This is around medium heat so we find a couple of pinches to a regular pot will add a good chilli punch.

Storage

For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.

Family Tip:

  1. Cayenne pepper is great sprinkled on any meal if you like spicy food.
  2. Cayenne is a nice addition to a hot lemon and honey drink if you have a cold.