Green peppercorns have a milder but more complex & fresh flavour than most other peppercorns. Green Peppercorns are the unripe berries of a tropical vine, Piper Nigrum. The same berries are processed to make black pepper. Green peppercorns have a milder but more complex and fresh flavour than most other peppercorns and are commonly found preserved in brine or pickled. Green peppercorns can be sliced or chopped, or eaten whole (pickled). Green Peppercorns are so delicate, it is recommended to purchase in small quantities to ensure top-quality freshness.