• Poivre Blanc de Penja - Cameroun

White Penja Pepper - Grand Cru

Cameroon Animal, Wild, Menthol

Treat yourself to a delicious trip to Cameroon with this white Penja pepper. Appreciate its minty and wild notes which will spice up your dishes in the best way. A rare pepper to discover.

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Fish, Crustaceans, Game, Red meat, Vegetables.

Kitchen association : Fish, Crustaceans, Game, Red meat, Vegetables.


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Origin - Plantations

Penja Region - Cameroon.

Origin - Plantations : Penja Region - Cameroon.
« A very powerful aromatic pepper which offers a very nice length in the mouth. »
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What is white Penja pepper - Poivre des Oiseaux?

White Penja pepper is a pepper of the piper negrum family. It is a rare pepper cultivated in Cameroon, but which actually comes from India. For the record, it is thanks to Antoine Decré that we can now enjoy this pepper with its wonderful flavors recognized among the best peppers in the world. Antoine Decré was a banana planter in Penja, a commune in the Moungo department located on the Atlantic coast. He decided one day to plant Indian piper negrum vines to see how this plant would perform on a volcanic soil such as that of Penja. He was right to do so, given the worldwide reputation of this pepper, but also the city of Penja, which benefits from a very good visibility thanks to its production. Since 2013, Penja pepper is officially recognized. Thus, the city was able to obtain the first protected geographical indication (PGI) in Africa for its pepper. White Penja pepper is a rare pepper that is not widely cultivated despite its gustatory qualities. Indeed, banana planters find a higher and faster profitability with their fruits.

What is the flavor of white Penja pepper - Poivre des Oiseaux?

The white Penja pepper offers a very nice length in the mouth. Pungent, it reveals surprising and delicious animal and mentholated notes. You will be seduced by its powerful taste which makes it one of the best peppers in the world.

The harvest of white Penja pepper in the plantations

If the white Penja pepper is a rare pepper of exception, it is mainly because of its culture. It is harvested when it is red, and therefore mature, using a traditional method. Harvested by hand, this pepper is then processed. It is washed so that its red envelope is detached. At the end of fermentation, the white pepper is recovered and put in the sun to be dried. The production of this white pepper of Penja is very confidential. It is said to be produced between 15 and 20 tons per year for a world pepper production of more than 300 000 tons each year.

How to use white Penja pepper in cooking?

This wild and delicate pepper is a real partner in your kitchen. It is sold in grain form and can be crushed or ground depending on the use you wish to make of it. As an appetizer, we can imagine small balls of goat cheese sprinkled with white Penja pepper to enhance its taste. As an appetizer, nothing could be simpler, white pepper will season your raw vegetable salads or more elaborate salads with, for example, shrimp or smoked salmon. This pepper from Cameroon goes perfectly with red meat. Marinated with this pepper or accompanied by a homemade pepper sauce, your meat will reveal all its flavors and benefit from the power of this spice. Naturally, this pepper goes very well with white meat (turkey, chicken, etc.), but also with fish. In papillote, the pepper offers another dimension to your fish. White Penja pepper can also be used for dessert. It is known that pepper goes perfectly with chocolate and fruits. Why not imagine a delicious pear and chocolate tart with pepper to spice up this dessert and break up the sometimes too sweet flavors?

The conservation of white Penja pepper - Poivre des Oiseaux

The white Penja pepper is delivered in an airtight bag. I advise you to keep it away from light, air and humidity.

Origin of this pepper Cameroon, in the department of Moungo, Penja

Other names of the white Penja pepper Treasure of Cameroon, pepper of birds

White Penja pepper: is it spicy? Yes, this pepper is quite spicy, put only a little and taste your preparation to adjust.

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Animal, Wild, Menthol
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Celine M. published the 31/08/2023 following an order made on 28/07/2023


ces baies sont excellentes avec de la viande.

Laurent P. published the 13/08/2023 following an order made on 20/07/2023


Produit top ! ! !

Andrea P. published the 09/07/2023 following an order made on 22/06/2023


Super rapport qualité prix et goût incroyable

Muriel B. published the 27/02/2023 following an order made on 07/02/2023


Très bon goût

Dominique S. published the 31/12/2022 following an order made on 09/12/2022


Très authentique

Patrick J. published the 31/12/2022 following an order made on 03/12/2022


Un mot : j'adore

Véronique J. published the 24/12/2022 following an order made on 02/12/2022


Pas encore utilisé

Anne T. published the 04/09/2022 following an order made on 21/08/2022



Marc G. published the 20/06/2022 following an order made on 07/06/2022


Déjà bien bien connu par ailleurs le votre est très bien et moins cher !

Anonymous A. published the 01/04/2022 following an order made on 17/03/2022


I am excited about this pepper. I have to say that this site really opened up my eyes to the different kinds of pepper, the seemingly unlimited variety in shape, sizes, texture, and purpose, and places where one can find pepper. I am extremely excited about this. High quality.