About Us


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From as far back as I can remember I’ve had my hands in the earth. Growing produce has been a life-long passion, but no other type of plant gives as much satisfaction as growing the humble chilli. We have been growing chillies and making chilli based products for many years and the passion to do so has never dwindled.

We grow our chillies on our land in Triquivijate in the municipality of Antigua on the hot and windy island of Fuerteventura. The harsh but beautiful climate here makes growing chillies a challenge, but ultimatly helps us produce chillies with a heat and depth of flavour we yet to experience elsewhere. We grow chillies because we love them, and because we use them in our kitchen, for our Caribbean cuisine and hot sauses we use hot and fruity Habaneros; for Thai dishes we use our Birds Eye and the hot Thai Demon. For our curries and chutneys we use beutifully flavourfull Indian varieties such as the Guntur chilli or for the serious heat lover the famous Naga or Ghost Chilli. One of our favorites here is the humble Padron, a fantastic mild pepper used in our Spanish dishes and Tapas, but beware, the odd one in the pack can pack a real kick.

All our chillies are lovingly grown organically on our land that surrounds our home and all our chilli products are hand made, organic and free from artifical additives, gluten and lactose.

“Passion that is so deep within that all we need to do is release the passion inside so that we become energized with a newness that all will want to share in”. (M. Lee)

We are in the process of opening our new local production base, working with food hygiene specialists Ahsalfer.

chilli oil
Chilli Infused Olive Oil