Jungleland Preview - Sourcing Premium Peppercorns in the Jungles of India

Posted on November 02, 2012 by Scott Eirinberg

Amazing trip to the peppercorn farms today. Actually, they're really peppercorn jungles that also include several other spices and fruits. Apart from the mosquitoes, ants, and spiders the size of dinner plates, it was an incredible experience. Unfortunately, I have an internet connection from 1997, so I can only post one photo right now.

Peppercorn vines in the jungles of Kerala, India

Back to Kannur tomorrow where I'll tell you everything you always wanted to know about peppercorns but were afraid to ask. Lots of new photos, too. On Sunday, we head south to Kochi for three days to sample more spices. It's an 8 hour drive through some of India's most beautiful countryside and backwaters. So stay tuned.

Wayanad, India

Posted on November 01, 2012 by Scott Eirinberg
Arrived in Wayanad last night. Heavy rains kept us from seeing the peppercorns. Much nicer today. Headed out soon. Might be tough to post pictures though, my internet speed reminds me of the old days of dial-up modems. Only thing missing is the voice that says, "You've got mail."
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