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Matiz Piquillo Peppers

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Unlike any other red pepper you have ever tasted – guaranteed!

Pure Piquillo peppers carry the exclusive seal of authenticity granted only to those peppers that are hand-picked in the Ribera del Ebro region of Northern Spain. The Piquillo pepper, meaning “little beak” for its distinctive pointed shape, has for generations been picked and produced almost entirely by hand, using no chemicals in the washing, roasting and peeling process. Slow roasting over open wood fires gives these unique peppers a rich complex flavor.

Piquillo peppers are versatile and can be used in many applications. Delicious straight from the jar or can – or cooked, roasted or sautéed…tossed in a salad or stuffed.

The Navarra region is known for its exceptional vegetables. It is also the home of the running of the bulls and the St. Fermin festival in which the Cabazones – or big heads – are worn throughout the streets. Our Matiz Navarro Piquillos label displays this well known symbol of Navarra.

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Label artwork contributed by Wanda Pelayo.

Origin

Spain

Ingredients

Piquillo peppers, salt, citric acid

Allergens

This product has been produced free of soy, gluten, nuts, dairy, and genetically engineered ingredients.

Recycling

100% recyclable and reusable

UPC

Matiz Piquillo Peppers: 7.6 oz organic: 8 32924 00550 8; 14 oz: 8 32924 00551 5

Item No.

Piquillo Peppers 7.6 oz: MZN01, Piquillo Peppers 14 oz: MZN40

Documents

Matiz Piquillo Peppers Sales Sheet

Nutrition Facts

As with many of the regions of Spain, precious farmland is under pressure from development as well as  industrial agri-business. Supporting small farmers and a diversity of local traditional produce is crucial to this region. Conservas Pedro Luis, the producer of the Matiz organic Piquillo peppers and denomination of origin artichokes, is a small family-owned company which processes a wide variety of regional vegetables and works exclusively with the same local farmers year after year to support local agriculture and to guarantee the quality of the product and the Denomination of Origin or Organic status.

The peppers are processed using the traditional Navarran methods. They are roasted over an open flame and then hand peeled with no water used which would remove the flavor and juices. They are then hand-jarred in their own juices to retain the flavor, consistency, and natural sugars of the pepper. There are no chemicals used in the production process, and all organic waste material is returned to the farmers to be used as natural fertilizers and for animal feed.

Click on the logo to view all products from Pedro Luis:

Matiz Navarro - Pedro Luis

 

Visit the producer at: www.conservaspedroluis.com