Organic Paprika FAQ

What is Organic Paprika?

Paprika comes from an annual plant native to South America, which is now cultivated worldwide and in can become perennial where no frost occurs that reaches a height of 1 metre. The leaves are alternate, simple, ovate, and glossy, mid to deep green in colour and 5-12cm in length. The 5-6 petaled flowers are white to pale purple in colour, 8–15mm in diameter and solitary. The fruits look like berries and are 1-2cm in diameter, bright green turning to red as the fruit ripens.

Is it Soil Association certified?

Yes! Our Organic Paprika is 100% organic.

What are alternative names for paprika?

Alternative names include Pimentón, Poivre de Guinée, Spansk Peppar, Peperone and Paprica.

What plant family does it belong to?

Paprika belongs to the Solanaceae family.

Where is our Organic Paprika from?

Our Organic Paprika is a product of Spain.

What does it look like?

This ingredient is a deep red free flowing powder.

How would you describe the flavour?

Paprika has a strong and characteristic flavour.

What is the shelf life?

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

What is the suggested use for Organic Paprika?

Paprika can be added to most savoury dishes including eggs, meat especially pork, poultry, casseroles, soups, fish, shellfish, vegetables, sauces, dressings and marinades. Add to coatings and batters for fish and chicken, stir into paella and goulash. Sprinkle over potato salad, devilled eggs and rice dishes and also onto potatoes prior to roasting.

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As an animal lover and baking enthusiast, Georgia can often be found experimenting with plant-based recipes in her kitchen.

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