Phu Quoc pepper is regarded by culinary experts as one of the finest peppers in the world. The soil and weather conditions on Phu Quoc Island are ideally suited for growing this tasty condiment and ensure it contains just the right balance of spice and heat. There are approximately 385 hectares of pepper plantations on the island and they welcome visitors. You will find several within easy reach of Novotel Phu Quoc Resort.
The main harvesting season is between February and July, when the ripe peppercorns are harvested and sorted into three types: red, black and white. This is organic farming at its best, no chemicals are used and the peppercorns are dried naturally in the sun.