Galloway Chillies Needs a Van and is seeking funding via an Indiegogo campaign. They are trying to raise £7500 and for your pledge of funds there are some significantly hot chilli perks to be had.
But who is Galloway Chillies and Why do they need a Van
Galloway Chillies is a small business based in South West Scotland (not far from Wigtown – Scotland’s National Book Town). They grow chilli plants, from the mild through to the super hot, and produce a range of chilli based preserve products for sale to trade and direct to customers.
They are passionate about seasonal and local produce. The ingredient sourcing policy has a strong emphasis on seasonal and locally grown produce. They are so passionate about local produce that we are growing over 100 varieties of chillies this year, they even have lemons growing in there poly tunnel in Scotland! Now who says that Scotland is too cold?
They now need a van to help them expand the business, a van will let them transport what they need to show and events. not just stock, but tables and even a popup canopy.
Crowdfunding and the perks
As of today (August 22nd) they have raised £1,460 from 40 different funders of the £7500 they need, but they still have 50day left to go to get to the target. If you contribute to their fund raising you don’t just doing for the love of chillies and that warm feeling you get helping a fellow human.. There are perks for helping.
Funding Perks include:-
- £10 – Gets you a couple of jars of chilli preserves and a personal thank you card.
- £25 – Bags you five jars of chilli preserves and a personal thank you card.
- £50 – Ten jars of chilli preserves and a jar of Chilli Burns and that personal thank you card.
- £100 – Lots more goodies
- £250 – Even more chilli goodies
There is a lot more information on the funding page on Indiegogo page so why not support one of our UK artisan chilli growers/producers and pick up some excellent preserves for just being such a nice person.