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closeExtracts and Flavors for Baking
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closePropylene Glycol Free (PG Free) Extracts / Flavors
closeExtracts and Flavors for Ice Cream
closeBeverage Emulsions & Extracts
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Silver Cloud Estates, LLC
1550 Caton Center Drive
Suite H
Halethorpe, MD 21227
Phone  410-565-6600
Fax 410-565-6601


Black, Green, White & Rainbow Peppercorns

Kosher – Product is kosher certified by Earth Kosher.

Pink Peppercorns or Baies Rose

Pink pepper (Shinus molle), which is also sometimes described as red pepper, is not really pepper, but rather the berry from the small Baies Rose or Peruvian peppertree. The berries have a delicate, fragrant, sweet, and spicy flavor that is somewhat reminiscent of citrus zest. They do not have the pungency of black pepper. Pink pepper commpliments fruit sauces, vinaigrettes and desserts. Very popular with professional chefs, the rich flavor and color of pink pepper adds elegance to any cuisine. ... View Full Description

512-731Pink Peppercorns - 1.50 oz. jar$5.11
512-732Pink Peppercorns - 7.00 oz. jar$11.45
512-2177Pink Peppercorns - 1.00 lb. pouch$19.83
512-2189Pink Peppercorns - 2.50 lb. pouch$48.11
512-2190pink Peppercorns - 5.00 lb. pouch$92.90
512-2191Pink Peppercorns - 10.00 lb. pouch$175.54
512-2192Pink Peppercorns - 25.00 lb. pouch$398.71
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Kosher – Product is kosher certified by Earth Kosher.

White Peppercorns and Ground Pepper

White Pepper (Piper nigrum) is from the same vine that produces black and green pepper. White pepper is the dried kernels of the fruits that are gathered after they have turned from green to slightly yellow. The pepper is then soaked in slow flowing water for about one week. This loosens the outer skin, which is called the pericarple, and enables it to be easily removed. Dried in the sun, this bleached pepper is much less pungent than black pepper and has a musty, barnyard like flavor and aroma. Silver Cloud sells only the finest Muntok quality of white pepper from the Island of Banka near Sumatra. ... View Full Description

506-722White Pepper, Ground (Muntok) - 2.75 oz. jar$4.71
506-719White Peppercorns (Muntok) - 2.75 oz. jar$5.23
506-724White Pepper, Ground (Muntok) - 1.00 lb. pouch $9.75
506-723White Pepper, Ground (Muntok) - 9.00 oz. jar$9.89
506-721White Peppercorns (Muntok) - 1.00 lb. pouch $11.98
506-720White Peppercorns (Muntok) - 10.00 oz. jar$12.62
506-1706White Pepper, Ground (Muntok) - 2.50 lb. pouch$23.32
506-1710White Peppercorns (Muntok) - 2.50 lb. pouch$28.81
506-1707White Pepper, Ground (Muntok) - 5.00 lb. pouch$44.11
506-1100White Peppercorns (Muntok) - 5.00 lb. pouch$54.92
506-1708White Pepper, Ground (Muntok) - 10.00 lb. pouch$82.46
506-1711White Peppercorns (Muntok) - 10.00 lb. pouch$103.08
506-1709White Pepper, Ground (Muntok) - 25.00 lb. pouch$182.64
506-1712White Peppercorns (Muntok) - 25.00 lb. pouch$230.50
Similar to black with pleasant musty notes
Medium - High
Mediterranean, North African, German, Spanish, French, Indonesian, Chinese, Thai.
Blends well with most spices and herbs including rosemary, basil, oregano, marjoram, corainder, cumin, nutmeg, garlic, and onion.
Cream sauces, fish (halibut), potatoes, chickjen, pork,
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Why Buy Your Spices at Silver Cloud Estates?

Why buy spices online when they are so readily available at your local store? The answer is quality and price. The spices sold at your local store are often a year or two old. As spices age, they loose much of their flavor. Silver Cloud's spices are always fresh, never old. Our products are also an excellent value. When you need spices, click on Silver Cloud Estates for the freshest products at great prices.

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A Short History of the Black Pepper Trade

While today pepper is a commodity, at one time it was worth its weight in gold and used in lieu of money to pay taxes, dowries and tributes. In Medieval Europe, dock men unloading pepper from ships were forbidden to have pockets in their clothing to avoid their hiding even a few precious peppercorns.  Pepper was a symbol of wealth and a poor family was said to “lack pepper.”

Due to its pungency and flavor, black pepper has always been valued as a spice, preservative and an aphrodisiac.  Indigenous to the forests of Malabar and Travancore in India, it was introduced by Indian merchants across Southeast Asia.  It was also taken by Arab traders to the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.  Pepper had such great value that three thousands pounds were demanded by the Visigoths as part of the ransom of Rome. 

During the Dark Ages, pepper stopped reaching Europe as trade with the East ceased.  In the twelfth century the Venetians reestablished trade with the East and were the first European power to control the pepper trade.  Alexandria in Egypt was the primary port for distribution of pepper and one of the city’s gates was known as the Pepper Gate. 

Much of Europe’s history in the 15th – 16th centuries was driven by the desire to find trade routes to the fabled Spice Islands to circumvent the Venetian monopoly.  Competition, among the great seagoing powers of Portugal, Spain, England and Holland to find and control these routes was fierce.  In the late 15th century the Portuguese finally supplanted the Venetians and ended their monopoly on the pepper trade when a small group of soldiers, priests and traders waded ashore at Calcutta, India with the cry “For Christ and Spices.”

Pepper was largely unknown in the American colonies as a condiment or preservative until the end of the 18th century.  Merchants from Salem, Massachusetts initially began exploiting the profitable trade in pepper between the Far East and Europe.   As demand for the spice grew in the United States, the pepper trade became so profitable that by the time the trade ceased in the mid 19th century more than 950 voyages had been made by ships from Salem alone. This is remarkable when one considers that each voyage typically took two years and was very dangerous.  

Today, the worldwide pepper trade today is dominated by a handful of major trading and retail giants.  In the United States, the best known of these is   McCormick & Company, www.mccormick.com.  The company was founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 by 25-year-old Willoughby M. McCormick and his staff of two girls and a boy.  While the company’s first products were root beer, flavoring extracts, fruit syrups and juices they are now the largest buyer of black pepper and many other spices in the world.  These spices are processed, blended and packaged for retail and industrial customers around the world. 

Silver Cloud Estates

Vanilla beans, vanilla extract, natural flavors, TTB flavors, imitation extracts, essential oils, bakery emulsions, propylene glycol free flavors, vanillin, ethyl vanillin, menthol and chili peppers for baking, beverages (including beer, wine & spirits) and ice cream – Silver Cloud Estates.


Vanilla bean and extract prices remain very strong and we now do not anticipate lower prices before the Spring of 2018. We offer a number of cost effective alternatives to using Pure Vanilla Extract. These are especially attractive for bakeries, ice cream parlors and food service providers where consumers typically do not see an ingredient statement. For baking we recommend our Vanilla Powder, Natural and Artificial and our Value Vanilla Flavor,Natural & Artificial SC06 (For Baking). Both of these products can be used to replace Pure Vanilla Extract in cakes, cookies and other applications. For use in ice cream we recommend our Value Vanilla, Natural& Artificial SC25 (For Ice Cream).

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