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Shimla Hills: One of the Leading Black Pepper Exporters

Black pepper comes from pepper plant, a smooth woody vine that can grow up to 33 feet in hot and humid tropical climates. They begin to bear small white clustered flowers after 3 to 4 years and develop into berries known as peppercorns. Ground peppercorns produce the spice known as pepper.

Shimla Hills: A trusted and renowned Black Pepper Supplier in India

As a leading black pepper supplier in India, Shimla Hills understands the importance of this black spice in cuisines around the world and thus, has to offer quality black pepper of dark brown color which has a free-flowing appearance. The granulation of black pepper offered by Shimla Hills, a leading black pepper exporter, varies from coarse ground to fine.

The flavor and aroma which one gets from the black spice offered by Shimla Hills cannot be matched by other pepper exporters.

Benefits of Black Spice by Shimla Hills: The black pepper supplier in India

Native to India, pepper has played a very important role throughout history and has been a prized spice since ancient times. Since ancient times, black pepper spices have held such high prestige that it was not only used as a seasoning but also as a currency and a sacred offering.

Dry black pepper offered by Shimla Hills is of the highest quality and offers many medicinal benefits. The black spice is known to improve digestion and promote intestinal health. It has a beneficial effect on stimulating hydrochloric acid production and has diaphoretic (promotes sweating), and diuretic (promotes urination) properties.

Packaging of Black Pepper Spices

Shimla Hills, the most trusted and reliable black pepper supplier in India, follows high standards when it comes to the packaging of the black pepper spices. While many pepper exporters neglect this important aspect, Shimla Hills takes into consideration premium packaging option that keeps any spoilage or quality loss of the black spice at bay.

Single Strength Specification:

Physical Properties :
Color Dark Brown
Appearance Free Flowing
Granulation As desired. From coarse ground to fine
Aroma Characteristic penetrating odor
Flavor Pungent biting taste
Chemical Properties :
Moisture Max 12%
Total Ash Max 7%
Acid insoluble ash Max 1.2%
Non-Volatile Ether extract Min 5.5%
Crude fiber Max 18%
Volatile Oil Min 2%
Piperine Min 5%

Grade Specifications :

Grade designations and definitions of quality of Tellicherry and Malabar Garbled Black Pepper.

Special characteristics :

Grade designation TGSEB (Tellicherry Garbled special Extra Bold TGSEB (Tellicherry Garbled Extra Bold) MG Grade - I (Malabar Garbled - I)
Size (diameter of holes in mm. of the sieve on which retained) 4.75 4.25 -
Extraneous matter not exceeding (percent by weight) 0.5 0.5 0.5
Light berries not exceeding (percent by weight) 3.0 3.0 2.0
Moisture content not exceeding (percent by weight) 11.0 11.0 11.0

General characteristics :
Shall be the dried mature berries of Piper nigram grown in South India, It shall be free from mould or insects or any other adulterant.

  • A tolerance of 5% will be allowed.
  • These comprise Pinheads, dust, chaff, pickings and other foreign matter.
  • Light berry contents to be tested by floatation method in alcohol or methylated spirit of 0.80 to 0.82 specific gravity at room temperature (around 25 C).

Harvesting Season
December to March

Marketing Season
February to May

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