Cameroon pepper is an important spice crop that is produced and consumed either fresh or processed. The pepper is used as pungent spice for flavouring stew, soup and sauces. It is a rich source of vitamins A and C. It has both nutritive and medicinal values, hence, it is used by the food manufacturing industries for the seasoning of processed food.
Cameroon pepper is a variety of Capsicum chinense that is widely used in Nigeria to cook due to its exceptional heat and unique flavour. It is also called Nsukka pepper and Ghana pepper in West Africa and yellow lantern chili in English-speaking markets