These aren’t actually peppercorns at all but are instead berries that come from a South American shrub though they still have a peppery bite.
the flavour is described as rather fruity, pine, juniper berry but more rounded reminiscent of chilli
The aroma is described as woody, fragrant, earthy, spic, bright
Peppercorns have been used since antiquity, both for flavour and as traditional medicine. Black pepper is the world’s most traded spice and is one of the most common spices added to cuisines around the world. Its spiciness is due to the chemical compound piperine.