Book - Kampot Pepper's Renaissance


A book that retraces Kampot Pepper's Renaissance, co-written by Luc Mogenet and La Plantation. It retraces the adventure of Kampot's region black pearl, since the XIIIth century.

Available in French only.


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A book full of historical facts 

Kampot pepper, with its unique terroir of the coastal region of Kampot, has been cultivated in the region since the 12th century. Luc Mogenet relates with multiple illustrations, postcards and documents from the colonial archives, the historical events that have marked this remarkable spice.

Reputed as the best pepper in the world since the end of the 19th century, pepper from the Kampot region was exported to France under the name of Indochina Pepper throughout the Protectorate.

Read more about pepper cultivation and the economic importance of the PGI for the Kampot planting communities.


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