The liana Piper nigrum is present all along the tropical belt, from Brazil to the Vanuatu Islands by way of the African continent. This precious plant grows on different soils, therefore its grains offer a varied palette of aromatic and gustatory nuances. The know-how of harvesting, drying and processing of berries is specific to each region. The peppercorns differ in appearance, size, color, taste and allow to explore the planet from East to West. Black pepper brings the most spice as it is the most full of piperine of all.