Curiosity: where does pepper come from?

Have you ever asked yourself where does the Pepper we use in the kitchen everyday come from?

An international agent important in the business of pepper has provided us some interesting statistics regarding the harvesting of pepper in 2013.

Below is the estimated production of white pepper in 2013 from various origin countries.

White pepper harvest forecast in 2013


In the same way we also report below the list of black pepper harvest forecast in 2013.

Black pepper harvest forecast in 2013


Finally, an interesting fact that indicates the annual pepper consumption per capita.

It’s interesting to see that the biggest producing countries are also the ones that make minor use of it, a lot less compared to Europe and America.

Pepper consumption per capita (grams per year)