Kampot Pepper News & Blog

February 4, 2021

First batch of Kampot Salted Green pepper berries of 2021!

Beautiful new batch of Bo Tree Kampot Salted Green Pepper! Just arrived at The Kampot Pepper Shop – the first for 2021! Last year’s batch won a Guild of Fine Food Great Taste award, and this year’s promises to be […]
December 14, 2020

How is Kampot Sea Salt Made?

Sea salt is produced by flooding sea water into a salt “pan”, or field that looks similar to a rice field full of water. The water is then reduced by evaporation in the hot sun increasing its salinity. It is […]
December 9, 2020

Bo Tree Kampot Black Pepper debuts in the Wall Street Journal

We are mighty proud to have featured in the Wall Street Journal this year as one its ‘10 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gift Ideas to Bring Instant Cheer in 2020.’ If you are subscribed, you can read the full […]
December 8, 2020

Bo Tree Farm Flyover

This is a flyover of Bo Tree Farm, our Kampot Pepper farm in southern Cambodia that produces one of the world’s finest peppers (piper nigrum) and the only peppercorns to have been awarded Protected Geographical Indication, ratified by the EU. […]
December 4, 2020

Bo Tree’s Medal Haul Rises to 10

Bo Tree has won three more awards in 2020, although one was for a product that we champion but do not make ourselves (fish sauce). Considered to be the “Oscars” of the food industry, the Great Taste Awards are organised […]
November 30, 2020

Chan Kimly

…or Aly to her friends and Thea to her family, is the mistress of Bo Tree! Together with her Scottish husband, Christopher, she bought the land on the hillside of Phnom Kon Sat in 2011. At the time it was […]
May 29, 2020

Great Taste judging resumes, going the extra mile to discover this year’s stars

Following nearly two months of delays to this year’s Great Taste judging process, the Guild of Fine Food has announced the recommencement of this year’s competition, with regular members of the panel now judging from home. Working with teammates online […]
March 11, 2020

Bo Tree Supporting Local Small Farmers

Bo Tree is proud to be supporting local, small farmers. Yesterday we bought beautiful quality Kampot Black Pepper from no less than 17 traditional, small farms helping to supplement our own modest production while providing an outlet for those who […]
March 6, 2020

Toem’s Amok Recipe

Many people who come to the farm and stay for lunch have begged us to give them Bo Tree Toem’s recipe for his fabulous Amok, a traditional Cambodian dish that is often considered to be the National Dish of the […]
March 6, 2020

Harrods chooses BoTree Kampot seasonings for revamped dining hall

In-house chefs at Harrods now using PGI-rated Kampot pepper and seasonings at the grill and pasta bar  Premium seasonings producer BoTree announces its red Kampot pepper and Herbs de Kampot have been selected by Harrods to season dishes in the […]
February 4, 2020

Pepper Sorting

Sorting the pepper to the high standards required to qualify as Kampot Pepper, under the PGI (Protected Geographic Indication) rules, is a laborious process. Here the ladies at The Kampot Pepper Shop remove all the corns that are not up […]
January 21, 2020

The World’s Most Prized Pepper?

Thank you, Robert Reid, for visiting Kampot and for bringing our wonderful Kampot Pepper to the attention of the world. Read the BBC Travel article in full here.