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#1 The Hot Pepper

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Posted 10 August 2017 - 12:23 PM

Vol. 4: Pepper North

 

Extreme Biz Profiles is a series where you can learn more about Biz members' ventures while at the same time receiving a special offer! It then opens up to any questions you may have about their products, company history, industry hurdles, etc.

 

Preface: Pepper North was the biggest winner in The 10th Annual Hot Pepper Awards including Best Overall Hot Sauce!

 

 

THE HOT SEAT

Do you have a culinary background? Your sauces reflect the idea that heat must have flavor, but you also have some serious cheffing going on; black cherries and reapers, but the result is a full on savory bomb that would complement the finest filet mignon.

I do not have a formal culinary background, but I have always had a strong interest in cooking. My wife tells me all the time that I should have been a chef. I love combining unique flavours, peppers, and other ingredients into my cooking.

 

 

Getting the flavor to shine in extreme sauces is no easy task. I attribute this to a lot of bold flavors that linger, like your usage of garlic and ginger in combo with the right sweetness/fruit, etc. Upfront flavors that have an aftertaste, to hold up through the burn but not hide the all-important pepper flavor. And nothing is overly sweet but the sweet tends to round it all out. It's quite rewarding, and not many extreme sauces can pull that off. Can you tell us more about this?

Yes – absolutely! My goal when creating sauces is that on first taste you get that quick hit of flavour before the heat kicks in. This is where my use of fruits comes in. An example would be our Blueberry Plague hot sauce, where you get that initial blast of blueberries along with the sweetness of the honey before the heat from the scorpion peppers starts to build. Then after a couple of minutes the heat starts to subside and you are left with a sweet and savory sensation that is very enjoyable. I always use a pepper variety that I think would pair well with the combination of other ingredients, such as blueberries and scorpion peppers, pineapple and habanero peppers, black cherry and reaper peppers, etc.

 

 

The mustard is fantastic, how are the sales compared to sauces?

It’s funny, the Hive Mind mustard was actually our 2nd product we released after our No Joke hot sauce, but it has never received the overall love that our sauces have. Winning back-to-back 1st place awards in the Hot Pepper Awards has helped, but people always seem to be drawn to our hot sauces. I think the mustard is one of those products that has to be sampled – once people try it they love it.


Tell us about your latest creation.

Our newest product is our Stargazer “7 Pot Primo” Hot Sauce. We wanted to have some fun with a blazing hot, pepper-based sauce, but still keep our spin on it. We decided to keep it simple (only 7 ingredients), and really focus on the flavour of the Primo pepper. We paired it with red jalapenos, maple syrup, lime juice, and garlic to give it a sriracha style twist. We were thrilled when someone sent Bill Moore a bottle on our behalf to review and he loved it – giving it a 9/10 on his heat scale. The review can be seen here: 

 

 

Are there plans to be able to offer to more customers worldwide? The Canadian-only deal seems so limiting (and quite honestly it's not fair! :D). (Note: This promo is open to USA)
Absolutely, and I understand everyone’s concerns. The shipping cost is the setback at this time, just as how most US based sauce companies do not ship direct to Canada. We are working on it though, and hope to have something in place by mid-2018.


¡FIERY! QUESTION: This may be controversial, but which of your sauces do you recommend on poutine... and the real question, have you committed such heresy?  ;)

I can’t say whether I’ve actually put one of our sauces directly onto poutine, but I have definitely made pulled pork with our Heart of Aztlan BBQ sauce and topped off a poutine with that – delicious!

 

 

THE OFFER

For 30 days, we are offering anyone in Canada or the USA our Fiery 3 Pack at 50% off <-- Use This Link! Customers can pick any 3 of our sauces and use coupon code: thp-deal. We have also set flat rate shipping of $10.00 across Canada, and $18.00 to anywhere in the USA. Exp 9/9/17 PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PRICES HERE AND ON THE WEBSITE ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS.

 

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Posted 10 August 2017 - 01:12 PM

Great array of products, they cover the spectrum well from medium (our tolerance) to extreme in hot sauces, with pepper-BBQ, jelly, and mustard offerings as well.


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Posted 10 August 2017 - 06:16 PM

Just bought a pack :D

 

stargazer + heart of Aztlan + solar flare



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Posted 10 August 2017 - 06:18 PM

Post results. :)


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Posted 10 August 2017 - 07:24 PM

shoot!  coupon expired yesterday.  DagNabit!!!   no shipping to Washington.    I know... Ya Snooze, ya loze.... :mope:

Pm on the way to PN~

 

 

Thanks for spotlighting Pepper North.  I look forward to trying some of these some day (hopefully) soon.

 

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Posted 10 August 2017 - 07:25 PM

salsalady I just posted this today, you have a month lol!

 

Yes he will ship to USA.


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Posted 10 August 2017 - 07:30 PM

:dance:  I tried to order and it said offer had expired!  :woohoo:  OK, I'll get back in there for the order.  

 

Yummy sounding sauces.  I'm looking at the Flare, Aztlan and Hive.  Perfect timing to take to our chileheads campout in a few weeks.  


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Posted 10 August 2017 - 07:33 PM

Make sure to type it exactly thp-deal. I tried and worked.

 

I can personally speak for 2 of those and highly recommend. :)

 


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Posted 10 August 2017 - 08:30 PM

Just bought a pack :D

 

stargazer + heart of Aztlan + solar flare

 

Thanks so much for your continued support Charles!

 

Great array of products, they cover the spectrum well from medium (our tolerance) to extreme in hot sauces, with pepper-BBQ, jelly, and mustard offerings as well.

 

Thank you for this opportunity, we are honoured to be spotlighted!

 

shoot!  coupon expired yesterday.  DagNabit!!!   no shipping to Washington.    I know... Ya Snooze, ya loze.... :mope:

Pm on the way to PN~

 

 

Thanks for spotlighting Pepper North.  I look forward to trying some of these some day (hopefully) soon.

 

SL 

 

Sorry, not sure why the coupon isn't working for you. Make sure you are ordering the 3 pack which can be found here: https://peppernorth.com/fiery-3-pack, the coupon and USA shipping will not work on anything else. If you have any problems, definitely send me a PM and I can take care of you through other means. I would love to include a couple extra bottles with your order for your campout!


Edited by Pepper North, 10 August 2017 - 08:31 PM.

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 09:14 AM

DONE!  the link and coupon worked.  Thanks, PepperNorth!


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Posted 11 August 2017 - 02:50 PM

Thanks so much Ann - we appreciate your interest and support!

 

DONE!  the link and coupon worked.  Thanks, PepperNorth!

 


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Posted 16 August 2017 - 07:44 PM

Mannn Drew!

 

I just can't stop eating Heart of Aztlan by the spoon! This bbq sauce is so great  :dance:

 

By the way don't hesitate if you have any translation you wanna check. It's my pleasure.


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Posted 17 August 2017 - 01:50 PM

Thank you Charles, we appreciate all your help and continued support.

 

So happy that you dig the BBQ sauce!

 

 

Mannn Drew!

 

I just can't stop eating Heart of Aztlan by the spoon! This bbq sauce is so great  :dance:

 

By the way don't hesitate if you have any translation you wanna check. It's my pleasure.

 


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19 x Hot Pepper Award Winner including Best Overall Hot Sauce & Best Product Line!


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Posted 18 August 2017 - 08:23 PM

Awesome surprise find at grocery store near my in-laws. Grabbed a blueberry plague and Muerte

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 08:23 PM

Very cool!


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Posted 18 August 2017 - 10:11 PM

Goodies at the Post Office today :dance:

 

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Thank you PepperNorth, for the extra bottles.  They are headed to our chilehead campout and potluck to be included in a prize basket for some kind of shenanigans.  :lol:

 

Just did a quick taste of the Flare, great tropical flavor, yep there's some heat...  I'm looking forward to trying the mustard and BBQ.  

 

Thanks again and all the best for your spicy business!

SL

 

 

 

 


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Posted 19 August 2017 - 08:20 AM

Awesome surprise find at grocery store near my in-laws. Grabbed a blueberry plague and Muerte

 
Thank you Ashen, we really appreciate your support and taking the time to post! Would love to hear your feedback.
 

Goodies at the Post Office today :dance:
 
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Thank you PepperNorth, for the extra bottles.  They are headed to our chilehead campout and potluck to be included in a prize basket for some kind of shenanigans.  :lol:
 
Just did a quick taste of the Flare, great tropical flavor, yep there's some heat...  I'm looking forward to trying the mustard and BBQ.  
 
Thanks again and all the best for your spicy business!
SL

 
Thanks SL, glad you got them quick and dig the Solar Flare. I hope everyone enjoys the sauces, Stargazer pack some serious heat! Appreciate the well-wishes too!
 
- Drew


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Posted 06 September 2017 - 11:25 AM

Just a bump as there are only 4 days left to take advantage of this coupon! Thanks to all the members who have already ordered, we appreciate your support!


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Posted 24 September 2017 - 05:18 PM

Just ordered. More than happy to pay full price as I got to try these at NWCF. Looking forward to the mustard!!! It is absolutely amazing!!!

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Posted 27 September 2017 - 07:40 AM

Thanks so much for your support, and glad you were able to give them a try!

 

Just ordered. More than happy to pay full price as I got to try these at NWCF. Looking forward to the mustard!!! It is absolutely amazing!!!

 


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