Black Pepper

(Whole, Cracked, Ground)

Organic and Conventional

 

Product Description

SPECIFICATION SHEET

Product Name: Organic Black Pepper Powder

Scientific Name: Piper nigrum L

Part of Used: Berries

Shelf life: 2 Years

Country of origin: Sri Lanka

Label Necessary data: Organic

Ingredients: 100% Pepper

Storage condition: Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.

ORGANOLEPTIC DESCRIPTION:

Colour: Greyish black

Aroma: Characteristic penetrating odor.

Taste: Strong hot spicy. characteristic penetrating odour

Texture: Medium to fine

Mesh size: 125-150 Micron

PHYSIO- CHEMICAL ANALYSIS:

Moisture (% w/w max):  < 10 %

Extraneous materials (% w/w max): < 1 %

Ash (% w/w max): < 7 %

Ash/Acid insoluble ash (% w/w max): < 1.5 %

Volatile oil (% w/w max): > 2 %

Preservatives and Additives:  None

Pesticides and Heavy metal residues: None

Aflatoxins: None

MICROBIOLOGICAL SPECIFICATION:

Total Aerobic plate count (cfu/g): Max 1x 105

Mould count (cfu/g): Max 10 x 103

Yeast (cfu/g): Max 10 x102

E Coli (cfu/g): Not Detected

Coli form (cfu/g):  Max 10 x 102

Salmonella (cfu/g): Not Detected

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (per 100g):

Calories: 286 Kcal

Total Fat: 0 g

Saturated Fat: 0 g

Carbohydrate: 71 g

Fiber: 28 g

Total Sugar: 0 g

Sodium: 0 mg

Protein: 0 g