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|Varieties||Cayenne pepper, birds eye chilli, jalapeno, serenade, habanero|
|Common varieties||Cayenne pepper, birds eye chilli|
|Packing||Packed in small sisal bags|
|Size||In sizes required by the customer i.e. 50 grams|
|Season availability||Throughout the year.|
|Transportation conditions||Transported under dry conditions|
Kenya pepper stands out to be among the best pepper produced in Africa. Pepper in Kenya is sourced from family growers around the country. A chemical compound called capsaicin found in pepper makes it hot. Pepper is mainly cultivated in central and south Mexico. Kenya has a high potential in the production of pepper, and if more research is done and resources put in place, the pepper industry can be very productive.
Pepper is a source of vitamin B, vitamin C, complex minerals such as manganese, iron and potassium
Capsaicin in pepper helps reduce cholesterol, aids in digestion and relieves migraines, muscle and joint pain.
Bell pepper-it is relatively large in size, bell-shaped, and at its immature stage, it is green in color. It has a barely slight bitter flavor. As it matures, it turns bright red and it becomes sweeter. You can also find them in a variety of colors such as yellow, white, pink and orange.
Poblano pepper-it is large and heart-shaped. At its maturity poblano turns dark red-brown
Piri Piri-it is also known as the Africa bird eye. It was introduced by the Portuguese when they made their way to Africa
Other varieties include; banana pepper, chilaca, cherry pepper, Tabasco pepper, etc.
Kenya Pepper does well in well-drained loam soil with a Ph of (5.5-6.8.) They require rainfall of (600-1250) mm, which should be well distributed. Pepper requires a temperature of (25-30) degrees Celsius for optimal production.
Pepper in Kenya is planted from the seeds which are first grown on seedbed then transported to the fields. Transplanting should take place during the late evening.
Depending on the management, a yield of 1000-3000 kilograms can be acquired from an acre.
Pepper is always ready for harvest within 70-80 days after planting. Sweet pepper is picked when they are still green by pruning or cutting using a knife. When harvesting hot pepper, use gloves or wash your hands after picking. Please do not touch your mouth or eyes after picking because it will undoubtedly burn you.
Kenya Pepper is then stored in refrigerators for 7-10 days at a temperature below 4.4 degrees Celsius and with relatively high humidity of 86%
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