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The women behind Baniwa Jiquitaia Pepper

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The women behind Baniwa Jiquitaia Pepper

Between 2012 and 2017, 20,000 jars of Baniwa Jiquitaia Pepper were sold. The money is passed on, in full, to the families that do the work and the administrators of the Casas da Pimenta Network.

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Everything you wanted to know about Baniwa Jiquitaia Pepper: The book in PDF format

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Everything you wanted to know about Baniwa Jiquitaia Pepper: The book in PDF format

The book includes fascinating information about the origin and cultural significance of Pimenta Baniwa (jiquitaia), a description of 43 of the more than 70 varieties of peppers found in communities of the Içana River, a review of the traditional, sustainable horticultural system and production process of the Baniwa women, and some great recipes, including some from the famous Brazilian chef, Alex Atala. Enjoy!

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