Ground Cayenne Pepper 500g
Cayenne Pepper (Ground)
What is Ground Cayenne Pepper?
The Cayenne Pepper is a type of Capsicum annuum that are 10 to 25 cm long, generally skinny, mostly red in colour with rippled skin. The peppers themselves are generally dried and ground up to make the dark red powdered spice however, it can be a blend of different types of peppers. It has a strong and pungent flavour with a characteristically earthy aroma. It is a moderately hot chili pepper and gives an instant kick to any meal.
Where does Cayenne Pepper Come From?
Cayenne Pepper originates from French Guiana in South America. However, the majority of the worlds Cayenne Pepper now comes from Spain and India. The word cayenne is thought to be a corruption of the word kyynha, meaning capsicum in the Old Tupi language once spoken in Brazil.
Entirely Ingredients Ground Cayenne Pepper?
Our Ground Cayenne Pepper is food grade and selected for the highest quality.
Product - Cayenne Pepper
Country of origin - India/Spain
Product Description - Ground from small red ripe fruits of the capsicum variety blended together.
Colour - Dark red to orange
Flavour - Very strong and pungent flavour. No off flavours or taints.
Odour - Characteristic earthy aroma. Initially pleasantly sweet ad fruity, followed by a strongly acid burning sensation which is very persistent. No off odours or taints.
Texture - Powder, free flowing
Ingredients - 100% Cayenne Pepper
Packaging - 25kg food grade blue polythene bag
Shelf life - 24 months from production
Storage Conditions - Cool, dry ambient conditions, away from direct sunlight
GMO Status - GMO free
Particle size - 100% passes through 250micorn screen
Impurities/foreign material - Absent
Moisture - 12% maximum
Acid insoluble ash - 3.0% maximum
Ash content - 10% maximum
Aflatoxin B1 - <5ppb
Total aflatoxin - <10ppb
Ochratoxin - <15ppb
SHU - 15k to 20k
Typical Values Per 100g:
Energy, kcal - 373
Energy, kJ - 1552
Protein - 12g
Total Fat - 17.3g
Of which Saturates - 2.6g
Carbohydrates - 28.8g
Of which Sugar - 0g
Salt - 0.07g
Is this product free from the following:
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Eggs and products thereof - Y
Milk and products thereof - Y Stored on site
Fish and products thereof - Y
Crustaceans and products thereof - Y
Molluscs and products thereof - Y
Peanuts and products thereof - Y
Tree nuts (e.g. almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecans, brazils, pistachios, macadamia nuts or Queensland nuts) and products thereof - Y
Sesame seeds and products thereof - Y Stored on site
Cereals containing gluten (e.g. wheat, spelt, rye, barley, oats, or their hybridised strains) and products thereof - Y Handled on site
Soya and products thereof - Y
Celery and celeriac and products thereof - Y Handled on site
Mustard and products thereof - Y Handled on site
Lupin and products thereof - Y
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites (at concentrations >10ppm) - Y
Grade Food Grade