Penja pepper is the first product in sub-Saharan Africa to benefit from a protected geographical indication (PGI). That is to say products whose typicity has a link with the terroir. The PGI thus contributes to local development and particularly in difficult and disadvantaged areas.
The delimitation of the geographical area of production that covers six districts (Mbanga, Mombo, Njombépenja, Loum, Manjo, in the department of Moungo (Littoral region) and Tombel in the department of Koupé-Manégouba (Southwest region). This area covers approximately 3,000 km2.
EXIM Global works closely with the GROUPEMENT DES PRODUCTEURS DE POIVRE DE PENJA. – This association brings together all the operators of the sector, namely: *Nurserymen. *Producers *Distributors.
The association, composed of 300 farmers, works on more than 500 hectares for more than 300 tons of peppers labeled produced.