Pepper is the major crop in the hill stations of Western Ghats where Vanadurgi is based and having Estates . Pepper is mainly cultivated as an intercrop in the Coffee and Arecanut gardens . Vanadurgi has facilities at Sringeri in Chickmagalur district which exclusively handles all pepper activities. The ripened berries are procured from the farmers and processed to white pepper. We follow special methods to make good quality black pepper. In the Sringeri facility the material is graded according to size, steam sterilized and powdered as per the buyers’ specifications.