In Turkey, they are grown mainly in the Pazarcýk and Türkoðlu districts of Kahramanmaraş. Several cultivars are grown.
They are processed for use as a condiment into flakes, or a powder that looks like paprika.
The powder and flakes have a slightly roasted, smoky aroma.
Marash (aka Kahramanmaras, Kahramanmaraş, Kahramanmarash, Kahraman Maras, Maraş ) is a province of Turkey, whose capital is Kahramanmaraş city.