When my husband, Peter Seymour and I started Chilli Pepper Pete most people approached chilli with extreme trepidation. However, 15 years on, we have regular customers clamouring for the tastiest and the hottest chilli products we offer.
Chilli Pepper Pete Ltd boasts many ‘firsts’ in the world of chillies – first to bring the Naga Ghost Chilli from Nagaland to the UK, Europe & USA. We also introduced the UK’s first extreme heat sauce, Dragon’s Blood, now a cult amongst chilli lovers!
Our aim from the outset has been to educate people in the joys of chilli as well as encouraging other like minded companies to join the chilli community. For this reason, we set up the Fiery Foods UK Chilli Festival. Now in its fifth year, the Fiery Foods UK Chilli-eating Contest has been replicated around the UK and has featured on a number of TV programmes.
Sadly Pete died in August 2012 – many chilli enthusiasts will remember him as the jovial, knowledgeable and generous ‘Godfather’ of the UK chilli industry. Of course it has been difficult to carry on without Pete, but after much soul searching regarding the way forward, we decided to re-brand our six best sauces under the name of our best-selling product, Pete’s very own Dragon’s Blood. The Legend lives on…
I do hope you like our new branding and website! For more information please do not hesitate to contact me. I hope to see you at the Fiery Foods Festival in September.
Kind Regards, Miranda Pellew Director, Chilli Pepper Pete Ltd
The CPP Team
First, always here is spirit, is Mr Chilli Pepper Pete himself
Mrs Chilli Pepper Pete – where the buck stops
Naga Steve – head sauceror, hot from the foothills of Nagaland
Sarah D-F – head of fulfillment, keeps us all in order
Laura – really good with figures, sorts out the money
Red Hot Ryan – shop manager, chilli video uploader, and sociable networker
Lu – Monday’s shop assistant, clears up after a busy weekend too
Also Tris, Tertia, Siby, Felix, Jason, Arron – who all help out from time to time.