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Brazil is one of the largest exporters of Agricultural commodities such as Yellow Corn, Soybeans, Sugar and Coffee, but one product that does not receive much attention is the Brazilian Pepper.
Brazil Peppers are one of the best in the world and has a wide variety of Peppers still unknown to the Western World. Brazilian Peppers cover all levels of the Scoville Heat Unit Index and every importer of Hot Sauce company can find a Pepper that meets their product and manufacturing needs.
Brazil grows and consumes a wide variety of Peppers on a daily basis. Unfortunately, majority of Brazil Peppers are consumed domestically with a small percentage exported to international buyers.
Brazilian Peppers are grown and produced by a large quantity of Small Farmers and producers in the North and Central States of Brazil.
The Main Types of Peppers you will find in Brazil are the following:
SCOVILLE HEAT UNIT OF 30,000 TO 50,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units)
The Malagueta Pepper is one of the most widely used hot peppers in Brazil and fast becoming known as the best of Brazil peppers.
It is a small, tapered, green pepper that turns red and 2 inches in length at maturity. It is a hot pepper, with a range of 60,000 to 100,000 Scoville units and can be compared to the Tabasco Pepper.
This pepper is used to season many regional dishes in Brazil and is used in sauces. In Portugal, the term “malagueta” is used to describe a wide range of hot peppers.
Malagueta Peppers are processed and packaged in the following way
SCOVILLE HEAT UNIT OF 250,000 to 700,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units)
The Red Habanero Pepper is considered the hottest pepper in the Brazilian Market.
The Habanero hot pepper group is not well known in Brazil, despite its origin in the Amazon. Nevertheless, domestic and international markets have been increasing the demand for this type of hot pepper
The Habanero Pepper has high heat with pungency ranging from 250,000 to 700,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units).
Habanero Peppers are processed and packaged in the following way
SCOVILLE HEAT UNIT OF Scoville Units: ~ 1000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units)
Hailing from the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, Pimenta Biquinho peppers are round and little with a distinctive, tapered point or tail that resembles a birds beak.
They can be either a brilliant scarlet-red or sunshine-yellow. it also makes a beautiful ornamental plant.
The most common way that Biquinho peppers are eaten in Brazil is when they’ve been pickled in a vinegar solution and served as a garnish or as an appetizer with drinks.
Biquinho Peppers are processed and packaged in the following way
We are focused on providing Malagueta and other Brazilian peppers on a bulk quantity for distributors, manufacturers or importers seeking quality malagueta peppers. The Peppers are loaded in 200 Liter Sanitized Barrels with a capacity of 100kg of Peppers and 80 Liters of Vinegar for conservation. Once loaded with Pepper and vinegar, the Barrels are sealed for shipment.
Points of Departure from Brazil:
Port of Santos, SP (Global Routes)
Port of Salvador, Bahia
Pickled Malagueta and Malagueta Chili Paste are shipped and exported in 100l or 200l Non Flex Barrels on Pallets for Safe shipping
Biquinho pepper is shipped in 50l or 100l Non Flex Barrels on pallets for Safe shipping
Pickled Habanero and Habanero Chili Paste are shipped and exported in 100l or 200 l Flex Barrels on pallets for Safe shipping
Carolina Reaper Pickled and Chili Paste are shipped and exported in 100l or 200 l Flex Barres and Dry Carolina Reaper Powder is shipped in 1kg Vacuum Sealed package.
Shipfrombrazil.com is a registered Trading, Import and Exporting Company in Brazil with CNPJ: 11.343.847/0001-95 and located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We specialize in assisting International Buyers seeking to import products from Brazil at competitive pricing and logistics assistance.