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Espelette Pepper Salt from the Pyrenees (AOC/PDO)

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Salt from the Pyrenees with Espelette Pepper AOC/PDO - organic salt produced from a salt water source in the foothills of the Pyrenean mountains in the Basque country with 20% authentic Espelette Chilli Pepper grown near the town of Espelette in the Basque region of South West France . A fantastic finishing salt that adds the smoky mild spice of this famous pepper.

Don't be taken in by imposters: you will often see inferior ground red pepper being sold as espelette but unless it has the distinctive AOC/PDO logo on it in traditional Basque red, greeen and white colours it isn't the real thing! Each batch of espelette pepper is sampled by an inspection body, CERTISUD, before being submitted to a jury of producers, cooks and tasters, who will grade the product according to an evaluation grid for factors including visual, olfactory and sensory criteria. Only if the product is then authorized PDO can it may be marketed as PDO Espelette pepper.

We buy our PDO espelette pepper products direct from an award-winning producer in the small town of Ainhoa, in the heart of the Basque Country who grow Espelette Pepper on plots of land approved by the National Institute of Protected Designation of Origin.


Gaec Segida

Product of France

Ingredients: Organic Salt from the Pyrenees, Piment d'Espelette AOC/PDO (20%)

Code [601-000-006]

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