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Allspice berries are the dried, unripe fruits of a tropical evergreen tree native to Jamaica. Dark brown with an average diameter of 3mm, the berries have a flavour like a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and pepper.
Category: Spice
In Season:
To Buy:
Buy whole or ground in airtight packaging.
To Store:
Store in airtight containers away from heat and light. Whole berries will last about 2 years, ground powder about 12 months.
Tips & Tricks:
Add whole berries to pickles and marinades, and use to make mulled wine. Ground allspice is an ingredient in mixed spice and can be used as a substitute for ground cloves when a less pungent flavour is desired.
Cooking Tips:

Nutrition per 100 Grams:

Extremely High

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

High Blood Pressure
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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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