From the authentic 1871 recipe created by Mr. Jefferson, Amaro Importante was born. The story tells that, surviving the shipwreck and finding refuge in the Old Customs Warehouse, he was the one who selected citrus, spices and aromatic herbs from all over Calabria. Today everything is reproduced authentically, paying close attention to details.
Black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) is a plant of the Piperaceae family, cultivated for its fruits, which are then dried to be used as spices. The same fruit, through different processing procedures, is used to produce white pepper, black pepper and green pepper.