Aunt Patty's

Ground Allspice

Description

Also known as Jamaica pepper, myrtle pepper, pimenta, and pimento, allspice comes from the dried unripe berry of the Pimenta dioica tree native to the Greater Antilles, southern Mexico, and Central America, but now cultivated in many warm parts of the world.  The name allspice came from the English who valued the flavor of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove.

Allspice is an important ingredient in Caribbean cuisine used in Jamaican jerk seasoning, moles, pickling, sausage, and curry powders.  In the U.S., it is mostly used to make baked goods and desserts.

Specifications

Moisture:  ≤ 12.0%
Volatile Oil: 
≥ 2.0%
Ash:  ≤ 5.5%
Particle Size:  ≥ 95.0% through U.S. #40 Mesh

ATTRIBUTES

  • Kosher
  • Vegan
  • Naturally Non-GMO
  • Stored in an SQF Certified Facility
  • GloryBee is FSMA Compliant

SHELF LIFE AND SUGGESTED STORAGE

The product shelf life is dependent on storage conditions.  It should be stored under cool, dry conditions and in a humidity-controlled environment.  When stored under optimum conditions, the shelf life is 24 months from the date of manufacture.

Note:
The specifications listed above are averages only. For information on specific lots, please request via our sales department.

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