Salt consists of colorless crystals and has a distinctive taste. Salt is a general name for sodium chloride (NaCl). It is most familiar for being a food supplement, a flavor enhancer. However, only 5% of the production is used to this end. For 70% salt is used in the chemical industry, as chlorine source. Salt is also used to clear the roads of snow and ice, to soften water, to conserve food and... go to >> Salt
Besides salt, pepper is the most popular seasoning in the kitchen. Pepper is produced from the berries of the pepper plant. Each plant can produce berries that are fit for pepper production for 40 years. The pepper plant is cultivated in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia and India. The US is the biggest importing country and India is the biggest exporting country of pepper.
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