Allspice Berries Ground

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Product description

Also known as pimento, the allspice berry imparts flavours reminiscent of cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves with a hint of pepper. Allspice is a single small berry from the Jamaican bayberry tree. It is the dried unripe fruit which has a brown colour, which is ground to produce an easy to use powder. Its heavy sweetness lends allspice a great deal of versatility. It is key ingredient of Caribbean cuisine. It also contains essential oils with anti-microbial components and health benefits.

The spice people carry these allspice products ; allspice whole berries and allspice ground berries.



Culinary Notes :

Allspice Berries Ground can used in the following ways

  • Use it as a ground cloves substitute in cakes and pastries
  • Commonly used in Jamaican Jerk seasoning
  • Use it in spice cakes, puddings, cookies, gravies, bbq sauce
  • Used in German sausages
  • Used in English baking
  • Sprinkle on pumpkin soup
  • Bouquet: pungent and aromatic, like a combination of nutmeg, clove , ginger and cinnamon.
  • Flavour: warm and sweetly pungent with peppery overtones.
  • Hotness Scale: 4

Health benefits:

Allspice has an essential oil known as eugenol, which is responsible for it’s many health benefits. It helps to treat digestive problems, reduce pain and also has anti-microbial properties. It can additionally help to improve circulation and has antiseptic and antioxidant properties.

Recipe/ product links:

jamaican jerk chicken

Chai banana cake

Country of origin:


Other names or spelling:

pimento Jamaica Pepper, Bay Rum Berry, Pimenta dioica, kurundu, myrtle pepper, pimento, newspice, clove pepper, pimento, toute-épice, jamikapfefer, kabab cheene, seetful, pimento de Jamaic, Pimento Berries

Additional information



1 review for Allspice Berries Ground

  1. Liz Edgecombe (verified owner)

    So hard to find allspice in the shops, great selection so happy to have found this site

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