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Where does paprika come from?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer almost 6 years ago
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added almost 6 years ago

This article would explain it better than typing the response out!

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added almost 6 years ago

There is Pimentón from Spain. As Kristen pointed out, chile peppers are grown, dried (sometimes over a wood fire to impart a smoky essence) and ground. There are basically three types in Spain, hot, sweet and medium (agridulce). There is also Hungarian paprika, which is a milder form.