Chillies

We offer our customers the broadest range of chilli varieties, the most versatile selection of ingredient forms and the deepest knowledge of the category in the industry.

From seed to factory agricultural management in our U.S. operations, to farmgate relationships and programmes with producers India, we ensure a superior quality for all of our products.

Our industry-leading dehydration and processing facilities in the U.S. and India employ proprietary pathogen-reducing processes and natural steam sterilisation, among other techniques, to prepare a full heat and colour spectrum of chillies.

We have the customisation capabilities to create tailored blends, incorporating chillies of different flavour, colour and heat, to produce a final product matching customer specifications.

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Thanks to our global network and our close relationships with growers, we’re the world’s number one for spices, garlic, onions, capsicum and specialty vegetables.

We have been working with our growers in India for over 2 decades, producing the full heat spectrum of chilli peppers.

We are able to offer custom blends, adjusting the colour, flavour and heat of our paprika, chilli pepper, and chilli powders so they are a perfect match with our customers’ requirements.

As the largest organic chilli grower and processor in the U.S. we can supply a wide range of products that meet customers’ growing desire for organic foods.

We produce chillies from New Mexico and India. Our diverse supply chain means we can provide all year round supply and stay resilient in the face of weather events and other disruption.

As we work directly with growers and farmer-partners, we have full oversight of growing practices, excellent access to ingredients, and control over the standards of storage and transportation.

Our extensive investments in the chillies category has established total supply chain controls to ensure the finest quality and most reliable supply.

We use inline natural steam sterilisation and proprietary processes to reduce pathogens at our processing facilities.

We are using drones and other agricultural technologies throughout our New Mexico operations to improve sustainability through more efficient and effective crop management. For example, we are able to identify water stressed areas as well as early detection of pests and diseases to concentrate crop inputs exactly where they are needed and increase yields.

With approximately 900 growers in India alone, we are always taking conscious steps towards the continuous improvement of our farmers' livelihoods.

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