Looking at how the UK Chilli market is evolving is very interesting, it would make a good degree project for some one studying marketing, each month one of the players does something to improve their image. Well this month www.hot-headz.com has continued the trend with a new design for the site.
Hot-Headz New Design
Thankfully this redesign is on the same website structure, so none of the search engine links have been lost, and the new design continues the upward trend being cleaner and easier to read.
Wahaca, the Thomasina Miers chain of Mexican restaurants is running a competition for two tickets to be their reporter at the Guelaguetza Festival in Mexico.
To quote the Wahaca blog:- “Guelaguetza is one of Mexico’s biggest cultural festivals, and is a real feast for the senses. This annual celebration includes fantastic costumed parades, bands, amazing food markets and traditional dancing and we’re looking for our most eloquent reader to tell us all what’s it’s like to get in amongst the sights, sounds and smells of this incredibly vibrant celebration of all things Oaxacan.
To be in with a chance of winning, simply email Ola@wahaca.co.uk and tell us, in no more than 500 words about your best festival experience. The closing date for entries is the 31st May.” - For more information click here
Chantico is a new Chilli cheese from Wensleydale Dairy Products. The Chilli Cheese market has grown by 50% in the past 2 years and is now estimated to be worth £6m annually.
Wensleydale Dairy Products have blended a cheddar cheese with red Jalapeno and sweet chilli peppers to produce this cheese,
Chantico is named after the Aztec Goddess of Fire and will be available from March.
Note: Not sure is will be that hot, but we will wait and see… Love cheese, Love Chillies!
Update: see web site www.chanticocheese.co.uk
Just sent to us by The Cheeky Chile Company is the German Scovilla’s Dragonfire range of Hot Sauces, as far as we know these are new to the UK.
The Cheeky Chile Company - Scovilla's Dragonfire Hot Sauce
We especially love the tiny bottle and we are sending these out to be reviewed, so look out in the next few weeks for these to start appearing in our schedule, but in the mean time you can order your own bottles direct from The Cheeky Chile Company.