They are products which belong mainly to the capsicum family. There are many varieties, sweet or spicy. It is rich in vitamins C and A. Capsaicin is the ingredient responsible for the hotness of some peppers and is measured on the scale Scoville (SHU). Greece produces mainly peppers in the areas of Trikala, Karditsa, Drama, Serres, Florina. Famous varieties in Greece: Macedonian, Peloponnese (Cross), Bell (Heart), Florina (Capia), jalapenio, Lombardy.