Malagueta Peppers

Malagueta ship from Brazil

The Malagueta pepper is one of the most famous peppers grown and used in Brazil and starting to become a household name in western countries. The Malagueta Peppers is used by many Hot Sauce producers to give a spicy and unique taste to their recipes.

Malagueta Peppers

It is one of the most widely used hot peppers in Brazil. It is a small, tapered, green pepper that turns red as it matures. It is about 2 inches in length at maturity. It is a very hot pepper, with a range of 60,000 to 100,000 Scoville units (about the same as Tabasco peppers).

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

  • Whole Malagueta Pepper with Vinegar Conserve
  • Malagueta Pepper Mash

SCOVILLE HEAT UNIT  OF 60,000 TO 100,000 SHU provides its clients with high quality  Whole and Puree Malagueta pepper. For Buyers in the United States, can provide DOOR x DOOR Services which includes Shipping, Customs Clearance and delivery at your warehouse or business location at all locations in the United States.

Production Process of Malagueta Pepper

The Malagueta Pepper Shrub requires 45 days to start producing its first peppers after planting and this same shrub can continue to supply malagueta peppers every 30 days for the next 2 years. Each Shrub produces about 400 grams of Malagueta Pepper every harvest period. 

After the ripe Malagueta Peppers are handpicked, they are sent to the Facility for washing and sanitation following a strict safety process. The Malagueta Peppers can be washed with Water or alcohol (Buyer can select which process), and processed for packaging and storage or ground to a puree form or dry pepper form. 

The Production Process of the Malaugeta Pepper is performed in strict accordance with Brazilian Food Sanitation Regulations and International Safety and Process documents as listed below. 

  • Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP)
  • Food Defense Safety Plan
  • Manual of Good Manufacturing Practices


For the long journey to your warehouse or facility, the Malagueta Pepper needs to be preserved in Vinegar which gives the Malagueta Pepper a 2 year expiration date. 

For Bulk order, we package our Malagueta Peppers in 100 Liters or 200 Liters Barrels that are sanitized and sealed for safe shipment by Ocean and Airfreight.

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Our Team is experienced in finding the right product that fits your needs, provide all exportation registration services in Brazil, Internal Logistical and customs clearance. For US Buyers, we also offer Importation and Delivery services in all 50 States.If you are looking for a product we do not offer, we offer Specialized Sourcing and Procurement Services for all goods produced in Brazil.


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Avenida Alfredo Balthazar, 580 – Setor C
Recreio dos Bandeirantes, RJ 22791-710, Brazil
CNPJ Brazil: 11.343.847/0001-95
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