Black peppercorns are the fruit of the flowering vine, black pepper. It is one of the most ubiquitous seasonings in the world: it is used in many different cultures as a staple flavoring agent for food. White peppercorns are made from the same fruit with the difference that the berries have been peeled during processing. White peppercorns more pungent and sharper flavor while black peppercorns are more complex. This peppercorn grinder is refillable and grinds whole peppercorns for your food. Freshly ground pepper is fruitier, more fragrant, and more flavorful than pre-ground pepper.