Pickapeppa Sauce is a brand name Jamaican condiment, the main product of the Pickapeppa Company, founded in 1921. It is made in Shooters Hill, Jamaica, near Mandeville. The ingredients (in order on the product label) are: cane vinegar, sugar, tomatoes, onions, raisins, sea salt, ginger, peppers, garlic, cloves, black pepper, thyme, mangoes, and orange peel, aged in oak barrels. The sauce is sweet, sour and mildly spicy. The company makes several variants of the sauce, including mango and extra hot Scotch Bonnet pepper varieties.
One traditional use of the sauce is to pour it over a block of cream cheese, to be spread on crackers.
- Permenter, Paris (2000). Jamaica Alive!. Hunter Publishing, Inc. p. 254. ISBN 1-55650-882-4.
- Pickapeppa online store: species and seasonings: URL: http://www.pickapeppa.com/store/sauces_%26_seasonings.htm
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