Allspice Berries from Jamaica are the highest quality. They are brown in color and has a pungent, earthy taste. They are primarily used in culinary applications such as spice blends and seasoning but can also be used in pickling.
Allspice Berries have small amounts of eugenol – the essential oil that gives cloves a strong, distinct flavor. The fragrance industry often times uses them in men’s colognes.