Find out all there is to know about peppers below:

Peppers are not a vegetable, they are a fruit.

They come in many different shapes, sizes and colours. The flavour of peppers can vary from sweet to very hot.

Very hot peppers are called chili peppers. Sweet peppers are called bell peppers.

peppers grow as a plant.

Peppers are grown in Mexico, Central America and South America.

Peppers are good for you. Eating one pepper will give you all the vitamin C you need for one day. Vitamin C keeps your body healthy and strong. Half a big pepper counts as one serving.

Peppers are available all year round from markets and supermarkets, such as, Wellcome and Park n’ Shop.

Peppers can be eaten raw or cooked. When raw they can be used in salads. They can be grilled, baked or stir-fried. Peppers can also be dried.

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Different coloured chili peppers

Bell peppers

You can buy peppers at any supermarket.

Peppers keep your body strong.

Pepper plant ©