Green pepper

Harvested when still young on the vine, Kampot green pepper aromas literally explode on the palate with a very mild pepperiness. This fresh pepper accommodates perfectly a grilled squid dish. This fresh pepper is a perfect match for a fried squid dish


Black Pepper

Kampot black pepper delivers a strong and delicate aroma. Its taste, which can range from intensely spicy to mildly sweet, reveals hints of flower, eucalyptus and mint. This black pepper suits all kind of dishes and distinguishes itself in particular with grilled fish.


Red pepper

This disconcerting pepper allows for the wildest combinations, from wild meat seasoning to vanilla desserts. Harvested when the berry is fully mature on the vine, Kampot red pepper delivers a powerful and fruity aroma. Its taste combines the spicy,


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The region of Kep and Kampot has these
specific attributes that make the pepper grown there unique.
Well suited soil types Quality products

History Kampot Pepper

Cambodia has a tradition of more than 700 year and a natural comparative advantage in pepper cultivation . Black pepper is a climbing vine , and its fruit is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. It been used since antiquity for its flavor and as a medicine, and is the world's most traded spice . Cambodia an excellent climate and soul conditions for pepper , and pepper production was mentioned as early as the 13th century . Especially during the French colonial times so called  "Kampot Pepper " developed a reputation for its special taste .
Intensive production started in the early 20th , and at its height , production and exports of pepper may have been up to 8,000 tons per year . However , practically  the entire pepper production in Cambodia came to end during the period of the Khmer Rouge .
Pepper production was only gradually re-established after the 1990s .

Kampot and Kep province are home of the famous "Kampot pepper " that received geographical indications status in 2010. Pepper is considered a "top ten product " in both province . There seem to be some 186 families (2014) that are growing pepper around  Kampot , producing only about 21 tons a year . A geographical indication (GI) designates and  protects a product coming from a specific geographical area and which particular  quality, reputation or other characteristics can be linked directly to this geographical origin .
Ministry of Commerce and Ministry  of Agriculture, have a Pilot Project for Geographical Indication Protection in Cambodia . Kampot pepper is one of the products that will be protected by GI law.

  • In Kampot province , the five districts that produce pepper with GI status are Kampong Trac, Dang Tong , Toeuk Chhou , Chouk and Kampot city.
  • In Kep province, the two districts are Damnak Chang Aeur , which used to be part of Kampot province  and Kep city .
  • To be eligible for the production of "Kampot pepper " the plot of land deos not only have to be located in the above mentioned areas, but also have to fulfill specific conditions related to its soil and location .
  • To be entitled to produce and market "kampot pepper " the operators have to register at the Kampot pepper Promotion Association (KPPA) , which has 139 members (2012)KPPA mainly exports to Europe , Australia , the United States, Japan, Russian Federation , Singapore.

In Kampot , pepper has been managed by Kampot pepper Promotion Association . The Association KPPA has been established in July 2007 and was officially registered by Ministry of Interior on December 12 ,2008 . Currently the association has more than 150 members.


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Many producers in Kampot produce today natural pesticides (repulsive) based on local plants - the knowledge transmitted from their ancestors. The geographical indication’s book of specifications recommends using natural pesticides.