Organic Cracked Black Pepper

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Description

Organic Cracked Black Pepper packs a punch.

Who doesn’t love a sprinkle of pepper?  Organic Cracked Black pepper can be added straight to meals in its cracked form.

Black Pepper is such a staple ingredient in households but its amazing nutritional content is often overlooked.  We add organic cracked black pepper to almost every meal and enough of it can add quite a kick.  If you use black pepper and oil with organic turmeric powder at the end of cooking then it helps to release the curcumin from the turmeric.  If you fancy trying something different with this winning combination then have a go at this Organic Parfait Pot Recipe.

Organic cracked black pepper is very versatile, adding a richness to meals and a spicy kick if you use enough! If you enjoy using pepper but hate filling the pepper grinder then this organic cracked black pepper will be perfect for you.  If you prefer to grind your own freshly then choose our organic whole peppercorns.

Origin: Sri Lanka

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

Nutritional Information

The Nutritional Benefits of Organic Cracked Black Pepper.

Organic Cracked Black Pepper is high in vitamin C, Vitamin K, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese. It is a source of Vitamin B6 and Phosphorus.

Manganese: This vital nutrient contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, formation of connective tissue and the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

Vitamin C: This well known nutrient contributes to normal function of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise and is necessary for normal collagen formation. It is also essential to normal functioning of the immune system and the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

Vitamin K: This nutrient is needed for the normal maintenance of bones and blood clotting.

Vitamin B6: This important nutrient contributes to normal functioning of the immune system, physiological function, immune system function, hormone function and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

Potassium: This essential nutrient contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system, muscle function and the normal maintenance of blood pressure.

Calcium: It is a common myth that we need to eat dairy to get an adequate calcium intake and many plant based foods boast high levels of it. Calcium is needed for the normal maintenance of bones and teeth, digestive enzyme function, energy-yielding metabolism, blood clotting, muscle function and neurotransmission in the body.

Magnesium: This wonderful nutrient is often referred to as natures tranquilliser. It is necessary for the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and electrolyte balance. It is also needed for normal nervous system and muscle function.

Copper: This trace mineral is needed to protect cells from oxidative stress and for normal function of the immune system. It also contributes to normal connective tissue and functioning of the nervous system.

Phosphorus: This abundant mineral contributes to energy-yielding metabolism, function of cell membranes and the maintenance of bones and teeth.

Iron: This vital nutrient contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, formation of connective tissue and the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

Typical Nutrient Values Per 100g:
Energy 1068kj/255kcal
Fat 3.3g
of which saturates 1g
Carbohydrate 64.8g
of which sugars 0.6g
Fibre 26.5g
Protein 11g
Salt 44mg
Typical Vitamin/Mineral Values Per 100g:
Vitamin C 21mg 35% RI
Vitamin K 164mg 205% RI
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 17% RI
Calcium 437mg 44% RI
Iron 28.9mg 160% RI
Magnesium 194mg 49% RI
Phosphorus 173mg 17% RI
Potassium 1259mg 36% RI
Copper 1.1mg 56% RI
Manganese 5.6mg 281% RI

*High in = 30% or more of RI (reference intake) per 100g

*Source of = 15% or more of RI (reference intake) per 100g

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Family Tips:

  1. Add a little organic cracked black pepper, oil and turmeric to a dish at the end of cooking to release the active ingredient in turmeric ‘curcumin’ and make it more bioavailable.
  2. We love cracked pepper added to our homemade salad dressing for a spicy kick.
  3. It goes surprisingly well in herbal teas for an added punch.